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  • April 22 2014 – thisisknit

    KAL news!

    A month in and with two Bank Holiday weekends under our belts, the Spring Daybreak Knit-a-Long is romping along! We're having so much fun in the shop helping you out together colour and yarn combinations (we're offering the discount on suggested yarns right through the KAL). Over in the Ravelry thread, there's hints and support and a chance to see...

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  • March 21 2014 – thisisknit

    At wits' end

    Weaving in ends is one of the final stages of a project, and despite our best efforts (splicing when adding a new ball, working seamlessly and so on), there's always some to do. The Garter Yoke Baby Cardi (a hugely popular and dotey free pattern on Ravelry) is a case in point. It's a delight to work in sportweight yarn...

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  • February 21 2014 – thisisknit

    The passenger

    Today, we're featuring a guest post from Ken McCamish, a very good friend of ours who lives in Jeffersonville, Southern Indiana. When he told us how his car reacted to his knitting, we wanted to share it with you, so over to Ken! We call it The Passenger. It’s the name given to my cone of Donegal Tweed I purchased...

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  • November 20 2013 – thisisknit

    Well planned

    We've found the perfect casual polo-neck jumper! It's cosy and quick to knit in soothing stocking stitch, and it comes with a gorgeous striped option. It's the Sublime Stripe on Stripe sweater from Sublime Book 670 (along with a whopping twenty four other patterns), and the smallest size takes just ten balls of Sublime Luxurious Aran Tweed. The yarn's a...

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