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episode 1 | What’s it all about? – Show Notes

Hello friends, Welcome to episode one of my knitting and crochet podcast or vlog! Join me as I chat about the projects I’ve been working on  this week. If you’re interested to learn more about any of the pieces I shared in this episode you can find all the details below. Susanna Biaye is the designer […]

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How To Catch Strands

This photo tutorial is in support of the Blanquefort Shawl designed by Mathieu Arnold for Issue 4 | Texture. Before you begin the Catch Strands technique your work should look like the image below, with long strands of the yellow and black in the body of the fabric: ♥ Step 1: Pass the right needle […]

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Issue 4 | Texture: Wrapped in Stars Shawl

Pattern: Wrapped in Stars A remarkably simple to knit 3 skein aran project. Working with two strands at the same time this is a super snuggly, warm wrap. The starburst pattern is a comforting pattern which repeats on your needles with increasing speed as you work through the project.⁣ ⁣ Once blocked the rhomboid shape […]

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Issue 4 | Texture: Tula of the Ice People

Pattern: Tula of the Ice People Socks This pretty pair of textured socks are sure to become a favorite go-to in your sock knitting repertoire. “Tula of the Ice People is a beautiful, but cursed, member of the Ice People who lived during the 19th century. She has a natural ability to hex people who […]

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Issue 4 | Texture: Thrumster Beanie

Pattern: Thrumster Beanie ⁣ 𝗗𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻𝗲𝗿: John Glen of Beardychiel Designs Issue 4 of yarnpeople is available to pre-order on Ravelry for instant download when it goes live. In this issue, dedicated to textures of all kinds you can read the articles in the main eZine and you also get the 10 individual patterns released in […]

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Issue 4 | Texture: Stracciatella Mittens

Pattern: Stracciatella Mittens These crochet fingerless mitts incorporate fun bobbles through the body of the mittens to give both added warmth and grippy texture. Perfect for shopping or dog walking in the cooler months of autumn or spring.⁣ The mittens have a bottom up construction, starting from the wrists and working towards the tips of […]

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Issue 4 | Texture: Slanted Satchel

Pattern: Slanted Satchel This crossbody purse incorporates multiple textured crochet stitches for each element, resulting in a unique and practical piece that ⁣holds your interest as you work. 𝗗𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻𝗲𝗿: Moffett of Sleepy Dragon Workshop Issue 4 of yarnpeople is available to pre-order on Ravelry for instant download when it goes live. In this issue, dedicated […]

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Issue 4 is Now Live!!!

Hurrah! I’m so happy to share the latest iteration of yarnpeople. Link to buy is highlighted in the menu above. We have made it to the 4th issue, which means yarnpeople is fast approaching it’s first birthday. Thank you all so much for your support, the shares, purchases, feedback, designs, yarns, photography and articles which […]

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Issue 4 | Texture: Double Duty Cushion Cover

Pattern: Double Duty Cushion Cover ⁣ 𝗗𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻𝗲𝗿: Babs Rudlin Issue 4 of yarnpeople is available to pre-order on Ravelry for instant download when it goes live. In this issue, dedicated to textures of all kinds you can read the articles in the main eZine and you also get the 10 individual patterns released in batches […]

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Issue 4 | Texture: Diamond Steps Shawl

Pattern: Diamond Steps Shawl This crochet shawl has a diamond theme running throughout from the overall shape, to the individual diamond motif, to the stepped edging.⁣ Worked in @stylecraftyarns #batik yarn in cherry this is a beautiful shawl which can be worn with or without a collar effect, due to its diamond shaping. ⁣ ⁣ 𝗗𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻𝗲𝗿: Babs Rudlin […]

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