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Sarah loves Christmas, so this hat is for her ♥. This pattern calls for three weights of yarn, all scraps or part skeins. The brim is knit in Yarn A, a worsted or aran weight yarn. The body of the hat is knit in Yarn B, a bulky weight yarn, and in Yarn C, scraps of fingering or sock weight yarn, with Yarns A and B alternating (striping) every 2 rounds. Check your gauge. The brim is very stretchy and will fit many a head size, youth to adult.


This highly textured shawl was inspired by the many lichens and mosses that grow in Wales. Lichen stitch is paired with moss stitch bands, which are accentuated by reverse stocking stitch. These contrast with the wide central garter stitch panel. It is worked top down and is an interesting, yet easy knit for the advanced beginner. A versatile shawl in 2 sizes, that can be worked in a variety of yarns from 4ply (fingering) through to worsted (aran) weight.Fingering (4ply) weight yarn…


Smithfield: - Winter 2014 - designed by Amy Christoffers FREE ~ top down, sized:33.75 [37.25, 41, 45.25, 48, 51.5, 55] inches in an Aran 10ply

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Got some mystery yarn in your stash? Decode your yarn with this helpful guide on how to figure out yarn weight! It's happened to all of us. You start a pro