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The Best Knitting Patterns of 2017

Knitting is inspiring. Knitting is innovative. And yes, knitting is addictive. But more than ever this year, we decided that knitting is FUN. Thanks to the talented designers for I Like Knitting, 2017 was hands down the best time we’ve ever had creating each issue. Over the course of 6 new issues this year, we

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Christmas! Free Printable Knitting Greeting Cards

It’s that time of year again! Time to knit warm and cozy things for yourself and for the ones you love. If you find yourself knitting things for your knitting friends and you are looking for the perfect card to accompany the perfect knit gift, these cards are for you.

If you’ve never downloaded a free

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Silver Mist Knit Fingerless Mitts Free Pattern

These simple fingerless mitts work up fast. Keep your hands warm and cozy with this simple pair of fingerless mitts made in 100% Virgin Wool yarn.

Be sure to check out the tour of the Harrisville Mill over in the December issue of I Like Knitting. Want to try your hand at crocheting? There’s a free

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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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