4 Often Overlooked But Fantastic Yarns for Sock Knitting

by Tye

Socks are a great project when you are looking for something small to knit.  One skein of sock yarn and some double points or circular needles and you are good to go!  Do you ever have a hard time picking out what yarn to use?  Here are four of my favorites: Hikoo CoBaSi: Did you even […]

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Air Travel and Knitting

by Tye

As convenient as air travel is I am always a little apprehensive.  Getting to see family and going on vacation is the best, but I always worry about getting my knitting project (and all my knitting needles) through security safely.  After all, my project bag is the first bag I pack, doesn’t everyone plan and pack their […]

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Knit for Kids, Hats Off to You!

by Paradise Staff

Steve Maraboli said in his book, Life, the Truth, and Being Free, “A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”  When someone is dealing with the stress, anxiety, and pain that is associated with illness a kind gesture to ease the mind can work wonders to rejuvenate a heart heavy with concern. The […]

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180° Hat by Stefanie Bold

by Tye

I just have to share with you the latest hat I finished knitting.  First of all, let me just say that I love knitting hats.  As I have said before, knitting in the round cannot be beat and I really enjoy getting to finish a project in one sitting.  Hats are perfect to accomplish both […]

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Monster Knits

by Paradise Staff

I think it goes without saying, I love knitting.  New patterns, yarns, techniques, gifts, you name it, I am always going to find a reason to knit.  Lately,  I have been inspired to knit monsters, maybe it’s because my wife and I have at least five friends expecting babies in the coming months!  I can only […]

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Knitted Knockers

by April

I recently watched a video on Facebook about a woman in the UK who actually knits breasts! This woman knits about 300 knockers every month! She creates and donates the knockers for women who have suffered from breast cancer, had a mastectomy, but do not want implants. There are a variety of sizes and fiber contents to make […]

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Finished Marled Magic

by Tye

I finally finished my Marled Magic MKAL this weekend and could not be more excited!  I had way more fun than I ever thought I would have knitting something before I even knew what it would look like in the end.  It was an amazing experience that I would totally do again!  I think the […]

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Knit-for-Kids

by Tye

The generosity of our creative community was abundantly seen in our partnership with Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital as we Knit-for-Kids.  As your donations have come in over the past month, we could not wait to see what you created.  You are going to make some kids very happy! A Mountain of Hope Hats flooded in […]

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The Last Clue: Marled Magic MKAL

by Tye

The last clue was delivered early Friday morning as I peacefully slept.  I was so excited to get the pattern update downloaded and check out Stephen’s latest videos showing me what I would be knitting next.  The last clue gave the needed information to decide if you were going to make the large version of […]

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Blue Ridge Yarns Footprints Yarn

by April

Can I just say? I LOVE sock knitting! It’s my go to travel knitting, in between project knitting, and all around potato chip project. I have knit with many different sock yarn brands, but one I have tried recently is the Blue Ridge Yarns Footprints. I love how this yarn comes with complimentary colors for the […]

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Elemental Affects Civility

by Tye

American Made Yarn: For an amazing yarn made in America, look no further than Elemental Affects Civility Sport High Twist. This delicious blend of Merino Wool and Mulberry Silk is homegrown, hand-dyed and spun right here in the USA. This yarn is strong and durable due to its high twist, yet soft and squishy thanks […]

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Where to Find Knitting and Crochet Help

by April

Sometimes when you are stuck on an obstacle with knitting or crocheting, it can be difficult to know where to find your solutions. If you don’t have a good friend to bribe with treats to help you out, or a helpful yarn store in town, sometimes you don’t know where to turn or who to trust with your […]

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