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  • May 08 2015 – thisisknit

    What's your Mia Chevron blanket?

    This is ours, and it's given us an idea for a give-away! It's the adorable Chevron Baby Blanket made in lovely Debbie Bliss Mia. The pattern's a free download on Ravelry, and it's the easiest knit. It takes just five balls of yarn and it's one of our customers' most popular choices for new babies. There's a wonderful twenty two...

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  • April 24 2015 – thisisknit

    Shaping in lace

    Our Chicane Summer Knit-A-Long is well underway, and over in our very active Ravelry KAL thread there's a stream of tempting pictures and reports. Chicane is made with a lovely lacy stitch pattern, starting straight and then decreasing for the sleeves and body while continuing the lace. We've had requests for help on doing the decreases while in pattern, so...

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  • April 03 2015 – thisisknit

    Chicanery - a guest post from Jimenez Joseph

    With the start date of our Knit-A-Long getting closer, we're delighted to feature a guest post today from the designer of Chicane. She's an incredibly talented designer living in Surrey in England - you can find the rest of her designs at this page, and she has a an active and friendly Ravelry group over at Jimi Knits and Other...

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  • February 13 2015 – thisisknit


    In the last month or so, there's been a delightful surge in impromptu Knit-Alongs. Through twitter or facebook, or from this blog, people get inspired and before you know it, there's starting together and working through and gleeful sharing of finished objects all over the place. We've seen the Epistropheid phenomenon, and there's still a lot of Il Grande Favoritos...

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