Seriously Sweet Valentine’s Knitting Patterns

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This Valentine’s Day, I have decided that I want to give the special people in my life something truly special.  Something more than just flowers, a box of chocolates or a bottle of wine.  This year, I have decided that everyone will be getting something hand knit by me:  a gift from the heart!  Whether I […]

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Regional Roundup: Yarn Events in February

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Happy month of love, yarnies. This year for Valentine’s Day, you have so many options for crocheting and knitting. Make something for yourself, your significant other, your best friend, or anyone else in your life you just want to show some appreciation to. This is definitely the perfect time. If you were lucky enough to […]

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A Day In the Life of Crocheter Beth Casey

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Amidst all the places to buy yarn, Chicago has one of the most unique options you can find. I talked to Beth Casey from Lorna’s Laces, which specializes in hand-dyed yarns. This small business creates beautiful yarns in solid colors and multi-colors so that you can make creative and attractive knit and crochet projects. Visit their […]

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Regional Roundup: Yarn Events in September

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Hello again, knitters and crocheters! Welcome back to the second round of our monthly regional roundup. It’s finally September, so I hope that means you filled your Labor Day weekend with fun, family, and yarn. Now it’s time to pencil in your schedule with even more yarn events this month, so you better get out […]

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A Day at the Midwest Fiber and Folk Art Fair

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Special thanks to Mark Rougeux for this post.   Recently, I went to the Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake, IL, where I thoroughly enjoyed myself browsing the 39 vendors who were selling everything you can imagine that has to do with yarn. There is massive selection offered […]

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