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Free Pattern Friday – Cosign Cap

It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Cosign Cap in Deluxe DK Tweed Superwash (pattern link). Why cosign? Two reasons.  1, when I first saw this hat it was sideways, and the patterning looked like little cosine waves.  2, someone mentioned that they loved this pattern, and I immediately cosigned on that. The pattern is written …

Friday, September 21st @ 3PM

Free Pattern Friday – Taku Throw

It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Taku Throw in the Uptown Worsted family (pattern link). Is today a good day to huddle under a beautiful throw?  Well, for those of us in the southeastern U.S., yes.  Yes it is.  Here’s Katie, our Customer Service Lead, testing the current wind speed with the Polygon Shawl in …

Friday, September 14th @ 4PM

A Free Pattern – and a thank you.

Friends, we’re deeply touched by everybody who has contacted us to be sure we’re okay.  Why wouldn’t we be okay, you may ask? Right now it’s beautiful outside, but it’s going to be a long weekend.  On the work front, we’re preparing early – there WILL be a Free Pattern Friday (and it’s gorgeous) – …

Thursday, September 13th @ 5PM

Who Likes Free Yarn?

Digital magazines I Like Knitting and I Like Crochet are giving away our beautiful yarn to make projects from their October issues. Yes, that’s right: FREE yarn! The Mew and Me Sweater is worked mostly in Tunisian crochet, with sideways ribbed edges. It looks knit, but it’s not. Crocheters – this one’s for you! Done …

Monday, September 10th @ 5PM
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