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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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What is yarnpeople?

There are many, many pattern and craft channels and, of course, craft magazines in the world. But ask yourself this….how varied and diverse are the people who make and model the designs featured? Do you see designers of colour? What about people in places outside of the  US and the UK? What about the ages […]

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