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Gentle Hearts-Part Two

​​Moving on the part two the lace section for the Gentle Hearts scarf.  There are both written and charted instructions for this section.   ​This scarf is a great single skein make with only a touch of contrast colour for the two double knitting ends. This is a ​knitting pattern in three parts written​ with both text […]

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Gentle Hearts- Part One

​Here we have the second free pattern for our MAL, the Gentle Hearts scarf.  There will be two patterns incuded in the MAL, one for crochet and the other for knit.  The first I’ve already shared with you is the crochet Popcorn at the Movies shawl, which you can see here. ​This scarf if a great […]

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Popcorn at the Movies-Part One

Yes!  The very first yarnpeople makealong or MAL is here.  There will be two patterns incuded in the MAL, one for crochet and the other for knit.  The first I’m sharing with you is the crochet Popcorn at the Movies shawl. A fun make with some new stitches for beginners or some relaxing repeats for more […]

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Gentle Hearts MAL

​Here we have the second free pattern for our MAL, the Gentle Hearts scarf.  There will be two patterns incuded in the MAL, one for crochet and the other for knit.  The first I’ve already shared with you is the crochet Popcorn at the Movies shawl, which you can see here. ​This scarf if a great […]

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Popcorn at the Movies MAL

Yes!  The very first yarnpeople makealong or MAL is here.  There will be two patterns incuded in the MAL, one for crochet and the other for knit.  The first I’m sharing with you is the crochet Popcorn at the Movies shawl. A fun make with some new stitches for beginners or some relaxing repeats for more […]

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Yarningham Competition 2020 Video

I’m so thrilled to be announcing this collaboration between yarnpeople and Yarningham Festival .  Building and supporting those within the yarn community is important to us here at yarnpeople and when we were approached by Sara at Yarningham to work with them to create this opportunity for new or aspirational designers I couldn’t wait to […]

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Exciting Competition Launch

I’m so thrilled to be announcing this collaboration between yarnpeople and Yarningham Festival .  Building and supporting those within the yarn community is important to us here at yarnpeople and when we were approached by Sara at Yarningham to work with them to create this opportunity for new or aspirational designers I couldn’t wait to […]

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Crochet Round the Back Post

​By now you should already have seen the elongated stitches created in the front post technique, if not you can see it here, this time I show you how to create the reverse effect.  Which I find particulalry pleasing to the eye, when used in the right way.   I enjoy a raised stitch or two […]

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Issue 5 | Stripes: Twin Wing Shawl

About the Pattern: ​A mirrored effect is created by this pair of matching triangles using the C2C, corner to corner, method. A soothing easy pattern which can be changed up with your choice of colours. For me there is a hint of Wonder Woman about this colourway, I’d be interested in seeing which colours you opt for […]

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Issue 5 | Stripes: Color Pop Shawl

About the Pattern: ​Colour Pop is a top-down, winged triangular shawl that uses a simple two-colour slip stitch pattern. The stitch is a simple combination of plain knits, purls and slip stitches. The slip stitches create coloured dots and lines that run across the length of the shawl. The tiny pops and lines of colour spaced […]

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