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Knit’s Happening: Why Knitting is Hip Again

Knitting is back and it’s hotter than ever, but this isn’t your grandma’s knitting. Although, you should probably thank her for teaching you everything you know. Whether you picked up a pair of needles at a young age or started later, there’s no doubt knitting has changed your life.

There’s real evidence suggesting knitting is therapeutic

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6 Helpful Suggestions for Knitting Newbies

Welcome to the addictive world of knitting! You are embarking on a thrilling creative path, which will introduce you to a global network of fellow crafters and a whole new avenue of gift-giving and decoration. We have collected some basic tips and tricks for knitting beginners to make sure that you get off to a

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Provisional Cast On Tutorial

 

Learn how to do a provisional cast on with this lovely tutorial from Paola Albergamo. You can use this tutorial to help you complete the Boccioli Infinity Scarf from the April 2017 issue of I Like Knitting. Enjoy!

Take a length of waste yarn longer than the length of the finished CO, to comfortably hold all

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Jan Brown’s Knitting: Business, Charity, and Hobby All in One

Full-time United Kingdom knitter Jan Brown has some of the best customers around: dogs. Through her business Knitted with Love, Brown creates handmade sweaters, neck warmers, and entire outfits for furry friends around the world, especially those in need. Inspired by her passion for greyhounds, Brown doesn’t just sell her knit items—she also donates them

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Firefighter Set KAL: The Final Patterns

Today is the day when all the firefighting accessories will join the vest and hat from last time: an adorable Dalmatian, a squirting hose (just yarn, not water), and a soft but realistic axe. This set is the perfect way to bring your child’s playtime to life, and I’m sure the anticipation has been high

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Firefighter Set KAL: Vest and Hat

Welcome back to the Knit Along party! Today, we’ll be working up the vest and hat. Soon, your little one will be fighting fires with all the necessary equipment and a helpful little Dalmatian.

Gauge:

16 sts and 28 rows= 4” [10 cm] in St st on larger needles (for clothing pieces)

12 sts and 20 rnds

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Firefighter Set Knit Along

Knitting is fun, and knitting together is even better! Today, we’re going to start our newest Knit Along: The Firefighter Set from Jessica Anderson. This time, we’ll gather the materials and in the next two posts, we will create an outfit and all the essential gear for your firefighter.

Here’s how the designer Jessica described her patterns:
“Toddlers

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