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Tassel Time: How to Make Tassels

Get on board the tassel train by adding the perfect spring touch to your knits. Playful, trendy and full of flair, tassels can add a lot of character to your knit pieces—plus, they’re surprisingly easy to create.

In this tutorial, designer Jen Lucas shows us two different methods for creating tassels: tassel fringe and round-headed tassels.

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Hive Five Mittens

These sport-weight mittens are the perfect accessory to get you through the last bit of winter. A simple honeycomb pattern is worked at the cuff, with the remainder of the mitten being worked in quick-and-easy Stockinette stitch. You can whip them up fast and be ready for those last few cold days before spring is upon us!

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10 Reasons to Start a Knitting Instagram Account

If you’re social media-savvy, you might have noticed that I Like Knitting magazine has its own Instagram account, and it’s beautiful. There’s really nothing more marvelous than scrolling through hundreds of beautifully-photographed and artfully-designed knit pieces while daydreaming of your next project… even though you might have three on the needles, already.

Instagram is quickly taking

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Cabana Fringe Tank

Planning summer holidays on the beach? You cannot miss this top! Dare to show off your bare shoulders wearing this unique and stylish piece. The elegant neckline, feminine silhouette, fringes and texture make this top a must have. Wear it during the day over a bikini at the beach or don it by itself at night during a romantic dinner!

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Pineapple Shawl

Pineapples have historically symbolized hospitality and to this day are found adorning the gates and walkways of important homes. Adorned with three dozen pineapples of its own, this fun shawl should make you feel right at home whenever you wear it.

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Happy Heart Blanket

Short rows and creative increasing and decreasing combine forces to create an adorable heart-shaped baby blanket. Looking at this design, you’d think cabling would be involved, but there’s not a one in this pattern.

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Twisted Peppermint Slippers

These fun slippers come together fast and will be your go-to cozy companion for winters at home. The finished, flexible style of the slipper is achieved with traditional cuff-down, sock construction techniques and a combination of working flat and in the round.

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Arizona Afghan

Channel a southwestern style with this bold afghan. Treat yourself to a single-panel afghan that emulates traditional desert design while you learn to work up this clever combination of linen stitch, stranded colorwork, slipped stitches and a dash of intarsia.

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Mod Maze Pillow

These green rounds capture the essence of a summer stroll through a freshly manicured lawn. Worked flat from the center out, this throw pillow is a great way to learn construction techniques to help you level up your knitting skills.

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