February 13, 2014

Staff Creations: Jules’ Hearts on Repeat Hat

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Love is in the air, but a chill is in the air too!  Keep those ears warm this Valentine’s Day with a design from our very own Jules, Hearts on Repeat Hat.  We are giving away this pattern for free with the purchase of the yarn to make it — two skeins of Cascade 220 Superwash Aran or comparable aran weight yarn (you’ll need at least 200 yards total).

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This pattern is compatible with any aran weight yarn, but wooly fibers really show off the colorwork.  We hope to see more people wearing their hearts on their head!  If you’re shopping with us online, please mention that you’d like the pattern for “Hearts on Repeat Hat” in the special instructions section at checkout.


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December 23, 2013

Holiday Knitspiration: Cabled Owls Hat

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Stay cozy in our cabled owl hat made from Malabrigo Twist.  One of the most underrated of the Malabrigo family, Twist features cloud-like softness and boasts a satisfying gauge of 4 stitches per inch.  Cabled though it is, you’ll only need one skein of Twist to make this hat.

For a limited time, this pattern is available for free with the purchase of the yarn to make it.  If you’re shopping with us online, please mention that you’d like pattern H960 in the “special instructions” section at checkout.

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December 22, 2013

Holiday Knitspiration: Woodland Hoodlet

 

Simply put, we are utterly captivated by the whimsy of the Woodland Hoodlet.  We’ve seen some hoodlets come through the shop (some of our staffers have made a few as well), and they all exude such charm.  A delightfully swift knit on US 15s yet such a unique and intricate design, the Woodland Hoodlet is sure to impress.

The pattern calls for 5-7 balls of Big Wool or comparable super bulky yarn.  Pick up the pattern and get started today!


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Holiday Knitspiration: Twisted Cowl

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Our classic Rasta Cowl now has a twist!  Knit on US 19s, this cowl can be started and completed in just one evening.  The mobius effect makes for a really memorable accessory.  Who doesn’t need one of these?

The pattern for Twisted Cowl is available in print and digital download here.

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December 18, 2013

Holiday Knitspiration: Picot Cowl

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Our picot cowl uses just one skein of Silky Merino — an incredibly soft and vibrantly colored 50-50 merino wool and silk blend.  Bordered with a sweet picot edge, this easy-to-love accessory pops against neutrals and when worked in a semi-solid colorway, blends seamlessly into any ensemble.

We used the popular colorway Piedras, pick your color and get started today! This pattern is available in print and digital download here.

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Happy knitting!


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