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Knit This Stitch: Diamond Lace

The Diamond lace stitch forms a lovely allover pattern, or work a single 8-st repeat as a focal panel surrounded by another stitch. Diamond lace is a lace stitch, but not true knitted lace, which has patterning on both sides of the fabric. For this stitch you will only be working patterning on the RS…

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March Madness? It’s Time For Yarn Madness!

What is March Madness and What Does it Have To Do with Yarn? If you are not a fan of sports then all the excitement around March Madness may be going in one ear and out the other. (It’s college basketball, right? We’ll take yarn balls over basketballs!) March is definitely an exciting time for…

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Fingering, Sport, DK, Worsted, Bulky: What Does Yarn Weight Mean?

Yarns come in many different thicknesses, and these yarn weights go by many different names! Worsted, afghan, and aran weight yarns all fall under the same category, while fingering weight and sock weight yarns are one and the same. To help you keep track of what’s what, we’ve compiled a chart using the weight standards…

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