Yarn Review: Knit Picks Dishie

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Knit Picks Dishie Yarn Review by Aldonia Seccession Fiber Content: 100% Cotton Weight: WorstedWeight Knitting Gauge: 4.5 sts = 1″ on #7 – 8 needles (4.0mm-5.5mm) Crochet Gauge: 11–14 sc = 4” on I – K hooks (5.5 mm-6.5 mm) Yards: 190 Grams: 100 Put Up: ball Care: Machine wash/ tumble dry Knit Picks has […]

Book Review – Easy Crochet Hats and Scarves: 15 Pretty Projects from Martingale

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Book Review by Turquoiz Blue Easy Crochet Hats and Scarves: 15 Pretty Projects is a collection of 11 scarves and 4 hats. The beginner level patterns use a combination of color, stitch pattern, and yarn texture to create crochet accessories that are fun, stylish, and also make great gifts. This compilation of crochet patterns explores […]

Pattern: Sherbet Cowl

Sherbet Cowl by Marlaina Bird

Sherbet Cowl by Marly Bird   FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 24” [61 cm] circumference of body; 8” (20.3 cm) tall. MATERIALS Yarn: Red Heart Boutique “Unforgettable” (100% acrylic; 280 yds [256m], 3.5 oz [100 g];): #3955 Winery, 1 ball.  Hook: Size US H/8 (5 mm) or size to obtain correct gauge. Notions: Tapestry needle. GAUGE 1 rep […]

Quince & Co. – Interview with Ryan Fitzgerald

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Interview with Ryan Fitzgerald of Quince & Co. By Keturah Ariel Tell us a little bit about Quince & Co. and what makes the yarn so different from other yarns. Pam Allen started Quince because she wanted to make high-quality American yarns, something that was not readily available on the market in 2010 when Quince […]

Yarn Review: Knit Picks Shine Worsted

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Knit Picks Shine Worsted Yarn Review by Lamira Fields Description below is from www.knitpicks.com Shine Worsted Yarn – Green Apple; Lot #3848, color #6561 60% Prima Cotton, 40% Modal 75 yards/50 grams Worsted Weight: 4.5 sts =1” on #6-9 needles; 1-14 sc = 4” on I-K hooks Machine wash/tumble dry low $2.99 50g / ball […]

Pattern: Bombe

Bombe crochet hat by TurquoizBlue

Bombe by TurquoizBlue A slouchy hat that’s big enough to cover all your hair and your ears. Special chainless beginning double crochet stitch technique means there’s no visible seam.  It’s the Bombe!  DIRECTIONS Easy SIZE Adult: Fits heads 20-21” circumference (opening diameter 22”) MATERIALS Hamilton Yarns Heaven’s Hand “Silke” (100% mulberry silk, 251 yd/230 m, 3.5 oz/100 […]