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Everything You Need to Know About Working With Linen Fiber

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Knitting, Spinning, Weaving |

Linen fiber has been used for thousands of years for garments, household textiles, sails, rope and other purposes. Join us for an in-depth exploration linen, including its unique characteristics, how it's harvested, and how to use it for weaving.

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Everything You Need to Know About Silk, the Fiber of Luxury

Posted by on Sep 21, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Knitting, Spinning, Weaving |

We all know and love silk, revered for its drape, luster and sensuous feel. Like most other fibers, silk fiber comes in a large variety of qualities. Let's take a closer look at this fiber we all love to work with.

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Pamper Yourself at Home With Spa Knitting Patterns

Posted by on Sep 21, 2014 in Knitting |

Fall can be a stressful season for many of us. Give these luxurious spa knitting patterns a try, and pair them with a few of our favorite DIY beauty recipes for ultimate relaxation.

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Breaking the Knitting Rules: Dropping Stitches on Purpose

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Knitting |

Knitters, including those of us right here on Craftsy, are always helping other knitters pick up dropped stitches to avoid a freak-out. But what if you knitted a project where the pattern actually tells you to drop a stitch? Are you ready to break the rules and become a rebel knitter? Check out the simple instructions for dropping a stitch, plus some beautiful examples of dropped-stitch patterns.

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Fabulous Friday Freebies: Free Knitting Resources for You!

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

Freebies for you! Discover fabulous, fun free resources to help you finish every WIP — from printable to-do lists, PDF eGuides, mini-classes + more! Find 'em here!

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7 Free Autumn Patterns to Get You Excited About Fall Weather

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

Happy Friday crafters! Don't let the coming fall weather leave you feeling chilled — these fall-themed free patterns are sure to warm you right up!

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