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Give Yarn Overs a Try with Pretty Eyelet Knitting Patterns

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in Knitting |

Few designs say summer like a pretty eyelet. Eyelet is made up of a pattern of yarn over and k2tog that creates small holes in the knitted fabric. And before you beginners faint at the thought of trying the yarn over, don't fear. One of the first sweaters I ever knitted had an eyelet design, and I survived it just fine. Dive in and give yarn overs a try with one of these Craftsy eyelet knitting patterns!

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Creative Escape Flash Sale! Enjoy Savings on Select Classes Now

Posted by on Jul 18, 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

Find your creative escape with limited time discounts on select online classes. You can dive head first into summer savings up to 50% off. But you better hurry! These class savings will be gone faster than a firefly!

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Free Pattern Friday: Celebrate National Ice Cream Month With 8 Dreamy Patterns!

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

I scream, you scream, we all scream for free patterns! July is National Ice Cream month, and what better way to celebrate the ultimate summertime treat than with fun, frozen-themed patterns. Churn up one of these fabulous free patterns for a delicious (calorie-free!) indulgence.

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Summer Wardrobe Upgrade! Knit a Triangle Shawl for Cool Summer Nights

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

My latest obsession, just in time for summer, is the triangle shawl. I like triangle shawls because they're lighter and easier to carry around than most other shawls, and that triangular shape makes them super quick to knit up. Join me in my triangular shawl obsession and drool over these so-summer triangle shawl knitting patterns.

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Say Goodbye to Your Extra Yarn! 6 Striped Stash-Busting Knitting Patterns

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

I'm constantly on the lookout for ways to use up those little scraps of yarn I so frugally saved years ago. One way I've discovered to bust my yarn stash? Knit some stripes! Here are 6 striped patterns to help clean out the yarn cobwebs!

Knitting stripes doesn't have to mean all the stripes are the same size or that you're limited to just two colors. I'm giving you permission to go nuts with your stripes with these Craftsy striped knitting patterns. Read more

Tips & Project Ideas for Knitting Your Perfect Summer Tank

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

Just because the weather heats up doesn't mean you can't knit! A sleeveless or short-sleeved knit top is the perfect addition to your wardrobe this season! Here are a couple tips along with a few adorable project ideas to help you knit a perfect summer tee.

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