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Lindsey

About Lindsey

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

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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Something to be Proud of

I’ve survived yet another clock switch. If you’ve know me long enough, you’ve likely already heard my mini rant about how Daylight Savings Time is the ultimate sign of the hubris of man. It’s too hard to change our schedules, … Continue reading

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News and Tidbits

Today’s post was supposed to be of a recent stitching related drawing I did, but so many interesting things have popped into my social media feeds lately, that I thought I would share: What happens when an author puts out … Continue reading

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Jumbo – A New Yarn Weight

News hit last week that the Craft Yarn Council is amending their standard yarn weight classifications to include the new, larger category of jumbo. Apparently this is in response to newer, larger-than-bulky yarns that are coming on the market. Americans … Continue reading

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Book Review: Knitting Fresh Brioche

Book: Knitting Fresh Brioche: Creating Two-Color Twists & Turns Author: Nancy Marchant Publisher: Sixth & Spring Books I was very excited to receive my reviewer’s copy of Nancy Marchant’s newest book, Knitting Fresh Brioche: Creating Two-Color Twists & Turns. It’s … Continue reading

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Travel Knitting and Mickey Mouse Bling

One of my favorite parts of traveling is picking out a knit or crochet project to take with me. Traveling gives me some time to focus on a selfish project- something just for me. After making a Rickenbacker over our … Continue reading

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On Vacation

Everyone needs a vacation and vacation knitting sometimes…   A photo posted by Lindsey Stephens (@poetryinyarn) on Jan 28, 2015 at 9:47am PST I’ll be back next week with new news and updates. In the meantime, all PDF patterns are … Continue reading

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