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Designer Spotlight: Spring Flowers Shawl by Wendy Easton

Wendy Easton first learned to crochet in the 1960s, during a family trip to London. She visited a LYS, where some ladies taught her the basics and sent her off with cotton yarn and instructions for a dress. 338 more words

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Emily Explains: How To Crochet the Pattern Stitch for Bantry

August is here and I am thoroughly enjoying flipping through the latest fashion magazines to see what is new for Fall ’14. I love this… 201 more words

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Amy's Thread: Knitter's Vacation

What’s on the needles? Nothing! OK, not nothing, but we are giving the knitting needles a break. 156 more words

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Emily Explains: Fixing a Cable

I am very lucky to be surrounded by talented makers here in the design studio. Whenever I am at a loss for a how-to video idea they jump to my help. 133 more words

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Designer Spotlight: Riflebird Wrap by Jennifer Raymond

Sometimes an artist or designer gets hooked on a theme and explores all the possible variations. Picasso had his Blue Period and Jennifer Raymond, at least for the moment, is fascinated by crochet worked through the back loops. 537 more words

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Ashley's Adventures in Knitting: So Many KALs, So Little Time

I love knitting and crocheting all year round – day or night, no matter the weather. That said, I do find it hard to balance my desire to knit with my desire to soak up the all-to-few beautiful days of summer. 270 more words

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Designer Spotlight: Campfire Shawl by Lucinda Iglesias

Knitting for 12 years and crocheting most of her life, Lucinda Iglesias claims she still can’t really follow a pattern. But that hasn’t stopped her from designing patterns of her own! 376 more words

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