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Lindsey

About Lindsey

Crochet & Knit Designer behind PoetryinYarn.com, Math Teacher, Mom

Book Giveaway: Colorwork Knitting by Sarah E. White

As mentioned in Poetry in Yarn Video Podcast episode 5: Colorwork Knitting: 25 Spectacular Sweaters, Hats, and Accessories Author: Sarah E. White This book is a great survey of the various knitting techniques for colorwork. Instructions and patterns are included … Continue reading

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Poetry in Yarn Podcast Episode 5: I love to slip stitch

Show Notes: Main Topic: Colorwork Knitting Links: Yummy Rowan 4-Ply Colorwork Knitting by Sarah White Colorwork Knitting: 25 Spectacular Sweaters, Hats, and Accessories Fun sheep mercedesknits.redbubble.com

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Poetry in Yarn Podcast: Episode 4

Main Topic: Washcloths, Gauge in Patterns Episode Notes Links: Boxed Set and Pat-a-Cloth Knitting Patterns

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Poetry in Yarn Podcast: Episode 3 + Coupon Code

On crocheters learning to knit and disqualifying my husband. Click here for the audio only version. Main Topic:  Crocheters learning to Knit Episode Notes Links: Milk + Honey lotion bars are now Love + Leche Warm Days, Cool Knits: Lighter … Continue reading

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Poetry in Yarn Podcast: Episode 2 + Giveaway

Click here for the audio only version. Main Topic: Combination Knitting Episode Notes Links: New England Yarn and Spindle Classes Colorwork Knitting: 25 Spectacular Sweaters, Hats, and Accessories Milk + Honey lotion bars are now Love + Leche To enter … Continue reading

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Poetry in Yarn Podcast / Video Blog: Episode 1

Click here for the audio only version. Main Topic: On Trying New Crafty Things Episode Notes Links: Ambah Obrien’s Shawl of Destiny Knitting Pattern

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Villanella Cowl – A New Crochet Pattern

My newest crochet pattern, made with just 1 ball of Good for Ewe Chord yarn, just went live yesterday. It’s the Villanella Cowl: Crochet the Villanella Cowl to adorn your neck in cozy style. Worked from the bottom up, the … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek

Check out the new knit pattern and new crochet pattern coming soon:

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Knits for Boys and Guest Interview with Kate Oates

I’ve known Kate Oates for a while, and I was super excited when the offer came to review her new book Knits for Boys. Knits for Boys has 27 patterns for sweaters, tops, vests, and more. It includes a special … Continue reading

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Weighing Yarn Part 1

The most accurate way to tell how much yarn you’re using up or will need for a project is to measure the length. Unfortunately, this often isn’t practical. In order to accurately determine the length of yarn used, many designers … Continue reading

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