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Top 7 Best Knitting Blogs for 2020

February 18, 2020 3 min read

We are settling comfortably into 2020 and the knitting community has not disappointed so far this year. Our top 7 best knitting blogs are energized and ready to go. From vibrant yarns to perfect techniques, knitting is off to an amazing start this year.
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DIY Knit Weighted Blanket

Make Your Own DIY Weighted Blanket

February 10, 2020 2 min read

Whether you struggle with anxiety or simply love a giant, cozy hug, weighted blankets are amazing self-care. If you haven't heard of a weighted blanket, it is an extra heavy thick blanket that evenly distributes pressure to your whole body, providing security. They are soft, secure, and have multiple benefits. Think of a weighted blanket like a safe cocoon. 
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What Is Worsted Weight Yarn?

What Is Worsted Weight Yarn?

February 04, 2020 2 min read

f you have heard the term "worsted weight yarn" and you aren't sure exactly what it means, we are here to help. As you know, yarn comes in various shapes and sizes ranging from nearly invisibly thin to a rope-like thickness. Worsted weight is the yarn that sits right in the middle of yarn weight spectrum. It is the most popular yarn weight because it is perfect for knitting sweaters, blankets, and scarves. Think of it as the perfect all purpose yarn.
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The Ultimate Guide to Hand Dyed Yarn

The Ultimate Guide to Hand Dyed Yarn

January 28, 2020 3 min read

Can you think of anything more magical than transforming a plain white skein of yarn into a kaleidoscope of deep, rich colour? This is the exquisite beauty ofhand dyed yarn.  
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Comfy Outfits to Show Off Your Colorful Knits

Comfy Outfits to Show Off Your Colorful Knits

January 21, 2020 2 min read

We’re still in the middle of the winter season, which means that it’s all about layering up and staying cozy. This also makes it the perfect time to show off your colorful knits, whether it’s a stunning, bright-hued scarf or a chunky beanie. 
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Our New Years Knitting "Resolutions" with Clauses

Our New Years Knitting "Resolutions" with Clauses

December 26, 2019 1 min read

Every year knitters resolve to not buy more yarn… the dreaded “yarn diet”.  And like all resolutions, they are made to be and will be broken. It’s really just a matter of how long before they are. We are taking a different focus... 
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Why Do Hand-Dyed Skeins From the Same Dye Lot Vary?

Why Do Hand-Dyed Skeins From the Same Dye Lot Vary?

December 10, 2019 2 min read

When it comes to buying more than one skein in the same colour, people say "Always buy the skeins from the same dye lot so they will match." But rarely are two hand-dyed skeins ever identical. Here's why.
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Yay, Cheat Sheet to Our Biggest Black Friday Sales!

Yay, Cheat Sheet to Our Biggest Black Friday Sales!

November 26, 2019 2 min read

Like a proud mom, we don’t favor one of our yarns, kits, or garments over another….however, we thought we’d point out the steepest price cuts for Black Friday and Cyber Monday! (discount code: SAVE30) 
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The Ultimate Guide to Giving Knit Gifts

The Ultimate Guide to Giving Knit Gifts

November 19, 2019 3 min read

‘Tis the season to feel stressed about your gift knitting, right? 

Not if we can help it!

People often experience anxiety about what to give, how to give, how it will be received, and whether they'll be able to finish on time. 

We’re here to save the holidays for you! Here’s your how-to guide on all things cozy, hand-made gifting, and how to make sure you feel jolly throughout the process (and after)!  

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Is Knitting The Antidote to Our Instant Gratification Epidemic?

Is Knitting The Antidote to Our Instant Gratification Epidemic?

November 07, 2019 3 min read

We’re now living in a world where memes, tweets, and other social media posts have literally put the “instant” in “instant gratification, and it’s managed to make its way into our own little knitting corner of the social media world. 

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Our Experiment Proves You're Less Anxious When Knitting

Our Experiment Proves You're Less Anxious When Knitting

October 31, 2019 3 min read 2 Comments

It seems like over the past year, the world has been catching on to the fact that regardless of age, race, gender identification, geographic location or social status, knitting is one of the most mindful, and healthy, hobbies you can pick up. Literally. 

The craft is, in itself, a form of meditation that does all sorts of amazing things for your blood pressure, anxiety levels, self-esteem, and overall outlook on life.

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Is It Rude to Knit or Crochet in Public?

Is It Rude to Knit or Crochet in Public?

October 08, 2019 4 min read 30 Comments

We knit and crochet at birthday parties, the beach, during lectures and in waiting rooms. But how do other people feel about that?

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