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Fiber Fun Friday — Knitting on Vacation (or Staycation)

I have some of the fondest memories of knitted items made while away on vacation. Do you have projects that remind you of where and when you made them? What happy memories they evoke. I just love that! What’s on Kara’s … Continue reading

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Many of you may not know that Creative Knitting magazine is just one of seven magazines (including crochet, quilting, knitting and nostalgia titles), published by Annie’s. Besides magazines, Annie’s also publishes the Annie’s catalog, the Clotilde catalog, a dozen craft kit clubs … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tip: Homemade Stitch Markers

Today’s Tip: We’ve all had “knitting emergencies” and have taken desperate measures by using everything from paper clips to cut up straws when we’re in need of a stitch marker. Here’s an easy idea that you can make from something that you … Continue reading

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Meet Me in St. Louis

Just a quick update on my trip– if you live in the St. Louis area, I’d love to meet you! I’m getting ready to kick of a little yarn shop hop tomorrow, Wednesday 3/14, with the finale at Kirkwood Knittery for … Continue reading

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Shop Spotlight: The Yarn Garage in Minneapolis

Recently, I had the good fortune of attending the Knit & Crochet Show in Minneapolis. Aside from the dreadful 3-digit temps, it was a memorable trip. Having attended my first consumer show as editor of Creative Knitting magazine, it was nice to connect directly … Continue reading

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