Tag Archives: crochet

TREND ALERT: COVER IT.

Summer is on all of our minds, unless, of course you live in Australia. But for those of us north of the equator, we can’t wait to break out in style for the beach, pool, or simply tanning in Central … Continue reading

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Lace up those hooks and needles…

Great news for knitters and crocheters, LACE has flooded the runways from garments, to stockings, to our favorite bags. Luckily, this trend is easily converted to lace charts for knitting, or created by crocheting with thin yarns.  Many knitters and … Continue reading

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Green is More Than Just a Color

The whole world has become infatuated with global warming and the concept of their carbon footprint. So, it is not unusual that this phenomenon has also affected the yarn industry. Whether its yarn, projects, or color, the eco- friendly obsession … Continue reading

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Something Old, Something New

Who doesn’t love vintage these days? Well constructed garments have become a thing of the past, forcing savvy shoppers to look to used or gently worn clothing for fine well made garments. While trendy clothes have become accessible to mainstream … Continue reading

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The Bigger the Better

Believe it or not, spring is just around the corner. It’s time for knitters to answer the age old question “What do I knit as the weather gets warmer??”. Fortunately this season, fashion forward hand knitters have it easy- Open … Continue reading

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Sweater Slippers- A New Phenomenon

Last week Poochkis.com was launched. This innovative new designer of knitted slippers uses novelty yarns to create one of a kind Italian pumps, slippers, and flats. Poochkis calls these slippers “Bellissimo”– Knit from a baby mohair yarn with ribbons and glitz, … Continue reading

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