knots of loveThe knitting and crochet charity Knots of Love, which makes hats for cancer patients, is in the running for grant money up to $250,000 from Chase Bank’s Community Giving program, and they need your help. Nearly 30,000 charities are …

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This is my Iknitarod project (over on Ravelry, Iknitarod 2012).

http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/us/pattern.php?id=4575&lang=us

Figuring this may be the only way I’ll get this done, as it’s due for a baby shower in, oh, about a week! And yeah, I just started it.

The …

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You’ve heard of the Olympics!

You’ve probably heard of the Ravelympics…

Now there’s the Iknitarod! Technically in its third season, this is a marathon knitting session. From the time the mushers  GO (or whatever mushers yell) to when the red lantern goes out …

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Full circle yarn, made from recycled fibers. It’s spun from a blend of merino and highland wool fibers that would have been discarded, allowing for reduced waste and conservation of natural resources.

Ok, that’s what Knit Picks says.

This is what …

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Manchester, New Hampshire in October, and San Mateo, CA in November of 2012! That’s right – 2 locations!

From their Press Release:

Interweave Knitting Lab New England, October 4-7, 2012: The Radisson Hotel Manchester, in scenic New Hampshire, located just …

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One Planet Yarn and Fiber/Tour de Fleece Event!

The Tour de Fleece started this weekend.  It runs from July 2nd to July 24th.  What the heck is the Tour de Fleece one might ask?  It is an event that takes
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Calling all sock knitters! Ram Wools Yarn Co-op is pleased to announce our first ever Summer
Sock Design Contest. Prizes and fame are in store for those who can create an original sock
pattern. Top down, toe up, lace, cables,

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Go to the Worldwide Knit In Public Day website to find the nearest event, or if you want to host your own, you’ll find info there, as well as a database that you can add your event to.

It’s held …

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Attention all Sock-a-Holics! Hop over to Ravelry and join in on this newest Sock KAL. Hosted by the Knitters Brewing Company. There’s no purchase necessary, but if you decide to buy the suggestion materials, 1.00 from the sale of each …

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logoPick Up Sticks is starting a Knit Along and a Fundraiser.  The Heart Truth is a division of the Heart and Stroke Foundation that raises awareness about women’s heart disease. 
Here are the deets:

We Wear Red Knit Along
Sweater:  …

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village2Picture an idyllic village in the rolling hills of England. Picture small old world houses and buildings nestled in with each other.  Now picture all of this knitted!

A group of knitters in Mersham, England has done just this. Nearly …

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knitideasI love Facebook. Such a fun little time waster, and this morning, I ran across the Facebook equivalent for knitters.

KnitIdeas.com. Great site.  Share your ideas, swap yarn, and show off your knitting creations……. Here: http://www.knitideas.com/

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Knit with Debbie Stoller in Tuscany this summer!
Come along on a week long adventure in fiber, food, and fun!
Join her this summer for an unforgettable knitting adventure in the beautiful Tuscan region of Italy.

You’ll be visiting an angora …

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I ran across KnitNet around the middle of last year. It’s an online knitting magazine, published 6 times a year for a very modest price. You get 5 or 6 patterns in each issue (this current issue has socks, scarves and …

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Well it’s a sign of the times when even television shows are getting extreme makeovers and “Needle Arts Studio with Shay Pendray” is the next contestant. They will be receiving a new name, new theme and a new set.

The …

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