Happy New Year!

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. To all those who celebrate: a happy, healthy, sweet new year filled with yarn!

Book Review & Giveaway: Warm Days, Cool Knits

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. One of the happy things to show up in my mailbox recently was my reviewer’s copy of my friend Corrina Ferguson’s new pattern book, Warm Days, Cool Knits: Lighter Designs for Every Season. Growing up in a warm weather climate myself, I appreciate the need for fun knits that don’t require blizzards to wear. Warm Days, Cool Knits has a variety of lovely pieces that will work year round in …

BIG NEWS! Craftsy cat is out of the bag!

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Over the next few weeks, and for a while after that too, you’re going to hear me talking a lot about Craftsy. Maybe you haven’t heard about Craftsy before, or it sounds vaguely familiar but you didn’t really look into it. What’s a Craftsy? Craftsy is the fastest growing crafty community on the web with over 5 million members in over 200 countries worldwide. Craftsy offers online classes across many …

Beaded Lace Knitting: Book Interview and Giveaway

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Beaded Lace Knitting: Techniques and 25 Beaded Lace Designs for Shawls, Scarves, and More is a brand new book out by my friend, Anniken Allis. Anniken resides in the UK, so her fantastic book has only recently become available in the United States. Anniken was kind enough to “stop by” and answer some questions about her new book. When did you start knitting? I started knitting at a very young …

Book Giveaway: Colorwork Knitting by Sarah E. White

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. 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 for striping, striping with self-striping yarn, slip stitch, stranded, and intarsia. I loved the tips for knitting stripes in the rounds. Jogless joins look so much nicer, and she offers …

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

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. 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

Poetry in Yarn Podcast: Episode 3 + Coupon Code

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. 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 Designs for Every Season Hiya Hiya Knitting Needles Denise Interchangeable Knitting Needles Go to the Poetry in Yarn Ravelry store and use the coupon code in the podcast for $2 …

Poetry in Yarn Podcast: Episode 2 + Giveaway

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. 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 the giveaway: email prize@thelindseylife.com with the special code word. Entry must be received by midnight ET on May 9th.

Poetry in Yarn Podcast / Video Blog: Episode 1

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. 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