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80 Blankets

80 Blankets: Paired Half Doubles

Follow along with the blanket on my Instagram feed @FiddleKnitsDesigns and using the hashtag #80Blankets This blanket came out looking like it took more effort than it actually did. The color combination has a touch of elegance. At least I think so. I was hesitant about pairing the cream (Alabaster) with the white (Birch), but …

Tinton afgan in Color Made Easy from Lion Brand Yarn

Another Day, Another Blanket

Another day at home and another blanket in progress. I mentioned this one yesterday. It’s Tinton Afghan in Color Made Easy. The pattern can be downloaded free from Lion Brand. Tip, you don’t have to be logged in to a Lion Brand account to download the pattern. Go to the pattern page, scroll down to …

Chunky Knit Love

When I first started knitting I was all about bulky and super bulky yarns. Almost instant gratification and super cozy. That’s when my knitting world consisted of me, old magazines, and the Michaels yarn aisle. Above: The Dockside Cardigan Soon I discovered Ravelry, podcasts, knitting groups, & my LYS (Local Yarn Shop). I left chunky …

Revisiting Rewind

A few days ago I wrote about a new yarn I was using called Rewind. It’s made by Lion Brand yarn and it’s a bulky weight acrylic tape. At that point I’d only been working with it for a day or two, so I didn’t have a complete read on how it behaved. Now, almost …

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