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Three Small September Knits

Not all of us knit sweaters or blankets! And everyone's on the lookout for a relatively quick new project idea - here are three that we think are worth considering. For DK weight yarn, check out this cute hat that Karen created. She added a strand of mohair, which doesn't change the gauge and really adds that beautiful halo. The fabric you make can look so different, depending upon what shade of mohair you use (match the background, pull out a speck of color, or go with a completely opposite shade of mohair for a vibrant marl . . .)...
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Knitted Home-Sweet-Home

There's something pretty irresistible about the shape of a house when it is scaled down and created with yarn and needles. During this pandemic it seems like knitted houses might be popping up a bit more. Maybe it's becoming the Year Of The House? We've got a few favorites in a variety of projects to point out in case you feel like knitting cute houses while staying close to home. The Nineteen Hundred House Dishcloth by Amanda Ochoki has been our favorite for years. Tweek it from dishcloth mode by knitting coaster sized with fingering weight yarn, to a pillow top with...
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Sweet Words

"It is a kind of love, is it not? How the wool hugs the needles" I just read a little essay by Michelle Edwards, whose writing is charming and sweet. Wool hugging the needles is such a nice picture that we thought it nice to share it here so we can all revisit it from time to time.  She was inspired by a poem:  The Patience of Ordinary Things We wish you many hugs as you work your stitches one by one, and may your ordinary stitches turn into extraordinary hats, blankets, pillows, sweaters, and everything in between.    
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Carbeth Pullover Report

We love this sweater design from Kate Davies and really appreciate the Mason Dixon team for encouraging ALL of us to make one with their Bang Out a Sweater KAL.
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