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Five Fancy Rib Patterns: Strong & Sturdy Edition

Posted by on Oct 11, 2014 in Knitting |

When you find yourself wanting to move on from the knit-purl way of life, it might be time to try on a fancy rib! These five fancy ribs patterns are of the strong and sturdy variety. They are sure to spruce up any ol' pattern.

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Hooray! 5 Million Member Celebration: Save on Select Classes

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

The Craftsy community is now five million members strong! Help us celebrate this milestone in the maker community with limited-time discounts on select online classes. But you better hurry. These class savings will be gone in a flash!

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3 Creative Cowls With Laura Nelkin + Enter the Knockout Knits Giveaway!

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Crocheting, Knitting |

What knitter doesn't love a good cowl? Get some creative cowl inspiration from knitting expert Laura Nelkin, including behind-the-scenes secrets on how she comes up with her incredible designs. Plus, find out how you can win an incredible knitting gift package, including a signed copy of Laura's latest book, Knockout Knits.

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Celebrate I Love Yarn Day With Bountiful, Beautiful Yarn Stashes!

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Fiber Arts and Felting, Knitting, Spinning, Weaving |

Share your stash in celebration of I Love Yarn Day! Check out these fabulous yarn collections from fellow knitters for some serious fiber envy!

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Free Pattern Friday: Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. In honor of this, we rounded up fantastic pink patterns, many of which aim to increase awareness for a disease that affects so many women — friends, mothers, sisters and daughters — each year. Download your favorites for FREE today!

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Back to Basics: 5 Knitting Edges You Should Know

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

Though seemingly an obvious decision, your choice of edge stitch can really make your knit patterns pop. When working or designing garments or accessories, you should know your options. Read on as we examine five different types of edge techniques you should know and be familiar with in case find yourself in need of an alternative!

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