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🧽 Spring clean with these 5 washcloth pattern

The important thing to you is not how many years in your life,but how much life in your years!”― Edward J. Stieglitz In today’s email: Knitspiration: 5 stashbusting washcloth projects Stitchionary: A stitch that looks woven Pattern Pick: These washcloths will keep you cleaning all year PLUS:...
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1 day ago • 3 min read

🔑 4 keys to getting started with knitted charts

If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”― Dalai Lama In today’s email: Knitspiration: How to start knitting from charts Stitchionary: A simple diamond stitch Pattern Pick: This pillow is covered in bling (sorta) PLUS: A charming gosling, baby steps, and...
3 days ago • 3 min read

🛠️ 5 Tools to tackle chart knitting

P“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”― Mark Twain In today’s email Knitspiration: 5 tools to help you keep track of your charts Stitchionary: A stitch fit for the English Pattern Pick: This sock pattern is like walking on rainbows PLUS: A good excuse, the...
3 days ago • 3 min read

👌🏼 It's ok to make changes

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost,to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”― Eleanor Roosevelt In today’s email: Knitspiration: You don't always have to do what the pattern says Stitchionary: A german shaping technique Pattern Pick:...
5 days ago • 3 min read

🌿 Hemp Yarn: The *Other* Plant Fiber

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”― Confucius In today’s email: Knitspiration: Why hemp is great for warm weather knits Stitchionary: An look into the bird's eye Pattern Pick: This bag is perfect for hemp yarn PLUS: The perfect gift, bird words, and more Disclaimer:...
6 days ago • 4 min read

☀️ 5 Lace Shawl Patterns for Spring

Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”― Will Rogers In today’s email: Knitspiration: Knit one of these lovely lace shawls this spring Stitchionary: A stitch twice the herringbone Pattern Pick: This tote is perfect for a Greek island getaway PLUS: Royal...
8 days ago • 3 min read

🛟 This ONE knitting technique could be a lifesaver

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.”― Alice Walker In today’s email: Knitspiration: How a lifeline can save your knitting Stitchionary: A practical guide to inserting a lifeline Pattern Pick: This wrap is full of fire and ice PLUS: Living...
9 days ago • 3 min read

📘 Level up your lace with these 5 books

A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.”― John A. Shedd In today’s email Knitspiration: 5 knitting books to level up your lace Stitchionary: A stitch for indoor plants Pattern Pick: This shirt is sideways, on purpose PLUS: Getting nowhere with knitting, a swinging black hole...
10 days ago • 3 min read

⭕️ Did you know there are 4 ways to Yarn Over?

The past has no power over the present moment.”― Eckhart Tolle In today’s email: Knitspiration: 4 ways to make a Yarn Over Stitchionary: A lace stitch with a lot of holes Pattern Pick: This shawl is pure gold PLUS: Starting over, missing stapler, and more Disclaimer: This newsletter may contain...
11 days ago • 3 min read

🕸️ What is Lace weight yarn?

You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?”― George Bernard Shaw In today’s email: Knitspiration: Looking a lace yarn Stitchionary: An Estonian flower Pattern Pick: This lace shawl is an echo of beauty PLUS: No lifeline, vintage halos, and...
13 days ago • 4 min read
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