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Give Stranded Colorwork a Try: Two Color Knitting Tips

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Knitting |

Knitting in two colors always seems to add a bit of extra excitement and interest into your otherwise regular knitting. If you haven't done stranded colorwork knitting before, it's easy to be scared off, but don't worry! With a few tips and perfectly picked patterns, you'll be on your way to creating the stranded knitting projects of your dreams!

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Colors to Dye For: Tips for Knitting With Hand-Dyed Yarns

Posted by on Nov 9, 2014 in Knitting |

You never know what you're going to get once your skein of hand-dyed yarn is unraveled. Keep these tips in mind as you're knitting with hand-dyed yarns to avoid any last-minute surprises!

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10 Ways to Knit a Sweater + The Skills You Need to Knit Them

Posted by on Nov 8, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

The good news: There's more than one way you can knit a sweater. The bad news: The different types of sweaters can be overwhelming! Whether you'd like to try knitting in the round, seaming flat pieces, or maybe even trying some wacky unheard-of technique, there's a construction method for you. Here are just a few types of sweaters featured right here on Craftsy.

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And the Awards for the Best Craftsy Pattern Designs of 2014 Goes To…

Posted by on Nov 8, 2014 in Contests & Giveaways, Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

The votes are in! Come check out the best of the best patterns, as we announce the winners of the 2014 Craftsy Pattern Design Awards!

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Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

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The Art of Design: Tips for Writing Knitting Patterns for Art Yarn

Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in Knitting, Spinning | Comments

Many knitters are inspired by a completed pattern, and there is a serious lack of art yarn patterns right now. Here are my top tips for writing easy-to-follow patterns that make the most of handspun yarn, to help spinners and knit pattern designers alike!

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