Two Gals. One Friendship & A Free Scarf Pattern

Two Gals. One Friendship & A Free Scarf Pattern

I just adored the Emilia Shawl Kat designed and couldn’t wait to have her back on the blog with a new design. This time she brought us an introduction to intarsia knitting in a classic inspired scarf that is great for the guys and the gals!

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Dueling Diamonds: A Stunning Stitch Up Event!

I am so excited about this: The Stunning String Dueling Diamonds Stitch Up! It is unlike any other Stitch Up event and I am counting down the days. My good friend Tamara of Moogly Blog and I had so much fun at the Stunning String Studio Grand Opening Weekend that we decided to team up to create something very special to celebrate I Love Yarn Day: DUELING DIAMONDS! Whether you knit or crochet you will not want to miss this. Space is limited!

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KnitCrate Bonanza Of Patterns

KnitCrate Bonanza Of Patterns

I am so excited about this post, this collaboration and this whole month!!! I have had the incredible pleasure of working with KnitCrate to design SIX new patterns that are designed to be perfect layering essentials for any wardrobe. There are both knit and crochet options of course. I love them ALL! This post includes affiliate links. Read full blog disclosure here.

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The Sun Comes Out With A Crochet Rainbow

The Sun Comes Out With A Crochet Rainbow

I had the privilege of designing and creating a local yarn bomb installation to celebrate the opening of Stunning String Studio’s new shop in Sycamore, Il. I had seen the long white wall by the neighborhood park and pool and new it was screaming to me: I AM A BLANK CANVAS. PUT SOMETHING HERE. So we did! It was an incredibly fun project to work on and I know just the beginning of fiber art that Stunning String will bring to the community. This post includes affiliate links. Read full blog disclosure here.

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A Celebration Of Stunning String

A Celebration Of Stunning String

This past weekend I had the incredible honor of joining Cindy & Tom Garland of Stunning String as they celebrated the grand opening of their flagship store and dye facility. It was a blast and a celebration not just of all things pink, but of our community. And they had cupcakes!

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Let's Check Out The Tunisian Crochet Hook Set From Knitter's Pride

Let's Check Out The Tunisian Crochet Hook Set From Knitter's Pride

My dear friend Natalie of Detroit Knots has been on a huge Tunisian Crochet kick lately and I have loved seeing her creations and stitches. So when it came time for us to do a review of the new Tunisian Ginger Set by Knitter’s Pride, I knew Natalie would be the best to let us know how they are. She shoots straight and her stitches are stunning.

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Let's Make A Flower Crown Headband

Let's Make A Flower Crown Headband

The perfect accessory to show of your fun and whimsical side. Great for parties and gifts too. I’ve teamed up with Kristy Glass and Nancy Ricci to bring you these amazing free, fun and easy flower crown patterns for both Knit AND crochet!

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2019 Rhinebeck Shawl-Along Is Revealed!

2019 Rhinebeck Shawl-Along Is Revealed!

I am so excited to reveal the designs and patterns for this year’s Road To Rhinebeck Shawl-along with Kristy Glass Knits and Asylum Fibers. Sometimes collaborations and projects are just so special that it is a touch of magic in every step and the finished product is beyond what we imagined at the start. For me, this is one of those cases. Working with Kristy Glass & Stephanie of Asylum Fibers on this annual collaboration may be one of the single best parts of my year. And my job. Our theme this year is Dutchess & Dragons and may I present: The Dragon County Crochet Shawl AND The Dragon Kounty Knit Shawl!

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We Bring The Love To Brooklyn!

We Bring The Love To Brooklyn!

This is a story of perfection. Not the kind of perfect I thought I wanted but the kind of perfect that can only happen when things fall in place as they are meant to be and the real magic happens. This post includes affiliate links. Read full blog disclosure here.

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2019 World Wide STITCH In Public Day: Stitch Up Brooklyn Style!

2019 World Wide STITCH In Public Day: Stitch Up Brooklyn Style!

See how we celebrated World Wide Knit In Public Day at Stitch Up Brooklyn. It was incredibly special! And, because Stitch Up Events are all about inclusiveness, we decided to rename it STITCH In Public Day. We stitched on the streets, we stitched on the ferry, we stitched on the bridge, we stitched on the subway, we stitched in the park. Oh yes, we STITCHED in public!

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Spotlight ON: Creative CeCi

Spotlight ON: Creative CeCi

As I continue to use this space to feature spotlights on various makers and people in the fiber community, I thought I would introduce you to one of my squad: Cecilia Nelson-Hurt - also known as Creative CeCi. She is not only a fabulous fiber friend, but a brilliant thinker, prayer warrior and is about to launch her new Podcast! Say hello to Creative CeCi!

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