knit sleevesHere’s a great tip from the knitting blog over at WEBS: when starting a new pieced sweater pattern, knit the sleeves first.

If you’re trying out a new technique, want to see how colors work together or just want …

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none of the above yarn jimmy beansJimmy Beans Wool is all about having fun while we create our knit goodies, and they’re getting into the election spirit with limited edition colorways of Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Worsted.

There’s blue state, red state, independent and none

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toft alpacaToft Alpaca is a British concern that includes a herd of alpacas, a knitting shop and craft workshop, even a cottage where you can stay on the farm.

The company has come up with a fun package called the Year

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yarn companyThe Yarn Company, a yarn (and fabric) shop on Broadway in New York City, will be featured for the next week, starting tomorrow, on Taxi TV, an in-car video segment on great places to shop produced by the …

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Halcyon Yarn store in a boxI guess I’ve got Maine on the brain today (wouldn’t it be lovely to be sitting on a deck chair somewhere in Maine, knitting and looking out at the ocean, right about now?) because I’ve been meaning to share this …

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knit picks sunstruckI’m a big fan of the Knit Picks interchangeable knitting needles. Both the original nickel-plated Options and the wooden Harmony needles are in regular rotation in my house (so much so that there are very few of them actually in …

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wildflower knitsKennita Tully, the knitter behind Wildflower Knits is launching an e-course this fall and is giving interested people a free sneak peek at the offerings.

She says the course will focus on a particular knitting technique each month and will …

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 Knit and Crochet Now is a PBS TV show. Seriously, I have never heard of this show!

This bunny pattern is free HERE

But don’t just stop there, click on the View Videos link and you’ll be treated to over …

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Accueil – Knitting In France….. Check it out HERE

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Not free, but they’d be easy to make. Over at the Little Owl Arts Etsy Shop, HERE

These are just the cutest things, you can make a whole bunch of little owlets for your nest!

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This, fresh in from Mary Louise Mesquita’s
Etsy Shop! These fabulous knitting, crocheting and organizational accessories created from wool felt! And in just about every color you can imagine, perfect for the upcoming blurry and dreary days of winter. Click below …

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Cute purses, dolls for any little girl and felted coasters for your home!

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urbanknitfits

I love announcing new shops! Here’s one:

We are Urban knitfits- based in Portland Maine.  We make cozy wool fashion accessories and items for the home.  We love to work with eco wool, and about 80% of our projects are …

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