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Issue 3 Pattern: Dos Corientes

Dos Corrientes Pullover                                Designed by Kate BarriosDos Corrientes means “two currents”, after the side-by-side cables that split midway up this slightly cropped pullover, carrying on up to the shoulders. The squishy fisherman’s rib creates a warm and cosy pullover, and […]

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Issue 3 Pattern: Double Aran Hat

Double Aran Hat  Designed by Claudette Brady Claudette has come up with an amazing, fully reversible cable hat design which really breaks the mold! It is a challenging pattern, but her well-written instructions will walk an adventurous crocheter through the process. Difficult 4/5 ♥♥♥♥Instagram: @slipstitchneedlecraftRavelry: ​bedstuymaven Pattern Details:YARN: 4.5 oz (120gm), approx. 450 yds (412 m) Lion […]

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Issue 3 Pattern: Shawl for EveryBODY

Shawl for EveryBODY Designed by Fatimah Hinds Fatimah designed this lovely side-to-side shawl to use every bit of your yarn, and to be worn by EveryBODY.   Increases are worked on the right edge to the center point then decreases are worked on the right edge to the end. The left edge is a 6 stitch cable, […]

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Issue 3 Pattern: Crochet Cabled Shawl

by Annelies Baes-Vicarno Annelies created this simple but gorgeous cabled shawl using only three stitches!Instagram:@annelies_baes,Ravelry: anneliesbaes YARN USED: Wool Addicts Air, 84 % merino & 16 % acrylic, 50g/125m/137yd, shade 011 Ochre, 7 balls.YARDAGE: 850m/929yds of aran weight yarn.HOOK: 6 mm / J-10FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 175 cm/69” wingspan and 112 cm/44” deep.GAUGE: 15 sts and 11/12 rows […]

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Issue 3 Pattern: Eye of Sauron Hat & Mittens Set

​Designed by Adrienne LarsenAdrienne created a stunning cable pattern inspired by the Eye of Sauron from The Lord of the Rings for this exclusive matching set of mittens and a lined hat.Difficulty: Moderate 3/5 ♥♥♥Instagram: @the_yarnslayerRavelry: TheYarnslayer Pattern Details:SIZE: One Size FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Mittens: 19 cm / 7.5” palm circumference, 21 cm / 8.25” from end of ribbing to tip of fingers. Hat: 51 cm / 20” circumference, 25 […]

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Issue 3 Pattern: Villemo Kalebsdotter Socks

Designed by Anna Friberg A fun knit with a play on colour matching. Alternate and inverted stripes are a fun way to use colour for a ‘matching’ pair of socks. Of course, you could make sure they match perfectly without inverting the colours, just make a note that the yardages would be very different if this was […]

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Pay What You Wish Pricing for yarnpeople Back Issues

Here at yarnpeople, we understand many people use yarncraft as an affordable version of therapy, and particularly that those who live with a disability may also live under restricted finances as a result. ⁣ ⁣ There are so many places in society where accessibility for disabled people is not taken seriously. This is a real […]

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Charity Makers List

​We are building a resource list of makers in the yarn community who, on an on-going basis, donate a portion of their sales to charity. These can be patterns, finished objects, or even services. If you  or someone you know would like to be included, please send us the relevant information via the submission form at […]

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Brooke Addams of Fully Spun

#ad #giveaway With your copy of @yarnpeople Issue 1 | Lace, you are entered into a giveaway for each month of the issue. Some of our advertisers have given items to the giveaway. Brooke Addams the indie dyer behind @iamfullyspun is one such advertiser. She says, “I believe that the colors around us enrich our […]

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KE and N’omi: Trans People are Models Too

When Karen sent her photos, she also sent her bio and a bit about who the models were. As “I was beginning to get a handle on my health challenges, my second child, KE, began really struggling with their identity, as well as their mental health. Assigned female at birth (AFAB), they identify as non-binary, […]

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