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Knitting With HandSpun Yarn: Projects Perfect for Beginners

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Knitting, Spinning |

Knitting with handspun is such a treat! Here are a few beginner-friendly knitting patterns that will show off your yarn, knitting up every last inch.

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Tips and Troubleshooting for Drop Spindles

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Spinning |

Don't worry, drop spindlers, I haven't forgot about you! Drop spindling is where many new hand-spinners start, and it can be frustrating when things aren't flowing like they should. Here are some of my top tips for troubleshooting for drop spindles.

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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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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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Celebrate I Love Yarn Day With a Yarn Party!

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Crocheting, Knitting, Spinning, Weaving | Comments

Do you love craft parties? I have the perfect excuse for you to throw one this Friday because October 10th is I Love Yarn Day! Here are a few ideas for hosting a yarn party, from yarn-filled activities to mouth-watering eats!

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Making Yarn: Behind the Scenes at Imperial Stock Ranch + a Giveaway!

Posted by on Oct 6, 2014 in Crocheting, Knitting, Spinning, Weaving | Comments

You love your yarn, but do you know where it comes from? The story behind the beautiful collection of fiber from Imperial Yarns is a truly remarkable one, beginning on the Oregon Trail. Read on to find out more, plus enter to win some incredible knitting packages!

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