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Origami Scarf pattern by Kam Baker

Origami Scarf pattern by Kam Baker | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
Completely frustrating at times, but unbelievably addictive!
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Have you seen the "Origami Scarf" yet?  So many ways to wear it!  There is a style gallery here showing many possibilities:

 

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I will learn this pattern.

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Outstanding Crochet: Filet crochet. Don't get frustrated.

Outstanding Crochet: Filet crochet. Don't get frustrated. | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
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Very interesting article discussing the inherrent problems with filet crochet garments + a great solution!

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Yarnover Truck - The First Yarn Store on Wheels!!

Yarnover Truck - The First Yarn Store on Wheels!! | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
There’s something new and exciting rolling around Southern California. It’s called the Yarnover Truck - the first yarn store on wheels!!! If you can’t make it to the knitting
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Want to see what's inside the Yarnover Truck?  Quick review with photos!

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Warhol Bridge To Be Covered In Knitted Blankets

Warhol Bridge To Be Covered In Knitted Blankets | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
PITTSBURGH -- Andy Warhol's art doesn't often conjure warm and fuzzy images – but a proposed tribute to him just might. An arts group wants to cover a downtown Pittsburgh bridge named for Warhol with knitted blankets.
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I hope this plan passes City Council-- could be a most magnificent project!!!  Both from a yarn bombing standpoint, and from a homeless perspective...

 

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Knit the Bridge

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Knitting communities together
one bridge at a time!
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This link takes you to the Pittsburgh "Knit The Bridge" fundraising campaign... Sort of like a Kickstarter project-- you will receive incentive rewards for your pledged donation!

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Yarn bombers target Melbourne street

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Take a look around the city today. A group of street artists is making its mark in a cozy, colourful way.
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Wonderful video!!!  This interview discusses the Yarn Corner's yarn bombing initiative-- both as an independent street artist group and as a paid decorating service!

 

Images and photos of really beautiful work-- not just colorful, but great craftsmanship too!  Worth the watch!

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Drinkers go extra two miles . . . knitting scarf to stretch between Rising Sun and Dorothy House hospice

Drinkers go extra two miles . . . knitting scarf to stretch between Rising Sun and Dorothy House hospice | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
People in Bradford on Avon have gone the extra two miles for a pub charity challenge.
Owners of The Rising Sun have come up with a unique way of supporting Dorothy House - knitting a scarf that will...
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Awesome!  This event not only raises awareness and money for the Hospice House Charity, but once completed the assembled scarf will be dismantled and repurposed again for further charity benefit-- in the form of blankets!

 

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Fall 2013 Colours Preview - SweetGeorgia Yarns

Fall 2013 Colours Preview - SweetGeorgia Yarns | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
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Sweet Georgia Yarns Fall colors look deliciously bright and festive!

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Rowan Spring Knits Fashion Show!!

Rowan Spring Knits Fashion Show!! | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
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Any New Yorkers in ther crowd?  Rowan Spring Fashion Show is scheduled for Monday June 17th!  Sounds like an amazingly fun time!-- goody bags included!!!

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The History Of Crochet: We've Come A Long Way Baby! Introducing Jennie Peterson Butler

The History Of Crochet: We've Come A Long Way Baby! Introducing Jennie Peterson Butler | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
Jennie Peterson Butler in her own words.........    I have been crocheting for more than 50 years. I learned to crochet before the age of ten. My Italian grandmother taught me the basics, such as c...
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Yarn Art at the Vancouver International Children's Festival - SweetGeorgia Yarns

Yarn Art at the Vancouver International Children's Festival - SweetGeorgia Yarns | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
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Sweet Georgia Yarns in Vancouver is always donating their yarn and supporting local yarny endeavors.  This most recent generosity is a most magical and heartwarming occassion indeed!

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June Yarn Giveaway!

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I have been BLOWN away by the response to these hat box full of yarn giveaways the last two months… WOO WOO! Thank you SO much for taking the time to enter! I’m doing it again for you! Yep! I’m
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June Yarn Giveaway!

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Knitters Purl One For Orphan Fledglings

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A Washington wildlife rescue group involved local knitters in an effort to build bird nests for their baby patients.
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I love how many organizations are now calling on the knitting and crochet communities for help and donations!  Most items needed are quick, easy, and inexpensive items-- such as these nests.  And most crafters love the idea of volunteering their craft for such wonderful causes...

 

Fiber lovers-- YOU ROCK!!! ♥

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8 warning signs your knitting could give you RSI

8 warning signs your knitting could give you RSI | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
Repetitive strain injury affects many of us. Rosee Woodland looks at how to avoid RSI - and what to do if you develop it
It usually starts with a tingling in my left wrist. By then, it’s too late, and I know what’s coming.
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Swatch it! Spring Summer 2013

Swatch it! Spring Summer 2013 | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
Twist Collective, a site about knitting.
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Interesting look at how different fibers and yarn behave with the same stitch pattern

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How To Make A Rug With A Hula Hoop - Things to Make and Do, Crafts and Activities for Kids - The Crafty Crow

How To Make A Rug With A Hula Hoop - Things to Make and Do, Crafts and Activities for Kids - The Crafty Crow | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
Here is the perfect craft to recycle t-shirts - make a woven rug using a hula hoop! There are other ideas too so check them all out, and the directions, at Family Fun.
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Woven T-shirt rug on a Hula Hoop loom-- sounds like a perfect summer project ♥

 

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Crochet Spot » Blog Archive » How to Double Crochet an Oval - Crochet Patterns, Tutorials and News

Crochet Spot » Blog Archive » How to Double Crochet an Oval - Crochet Patterns, Tutorials and News | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
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The crocheted oval demystified!

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The naked truth about denim

The naked truth about denim | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
WE LOVE JEANS, a passion we share with anyone who mourns a worn-out pair like the passing of a close friend. No fabric ages quite as beautifully as denim; the longer you wear your jeans, the more...
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I LOVE my blue jeans!  Denim fabric is really a fascinating creation-- this gives a quick explaination about how "slow denim" is made, and strangely eludes to basic shuttle weaving being at its core!

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Rose to be named after Rowan designer Kaffe Fassett

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Rowan designer Kaffe Fassett is to have a rose named after him this summer.
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What a cool honor!  Kaffe Fassett has become a well known name in the yarny fashion world; there is no better way to reward beauty than with beauty!

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Origami Scarf pattern by Kam Baker

Origami Scarf pattern by Kam Baker | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
Completely frustrating at times, but unbelievably addictive!
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My little scarf pattern has finally been tested, and retested, and gained the tester's seal of apprval!!!  It is now available on Ravelry!  Stop on by and add it to your favorites, drop it in your queue-- perfect FAST knit gift idea!

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Product Review and Giveaway: Knit - Baah - Purl! - Knitting Patterns Blog from SweaterBabe.com

Product Review and Giveaway: Knit - Baah - Purl! - Knitting Patterns Blog from SweaterBabe.com | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
Yowza! I got a nice, big sample box from Knit Baah Purl and here's my review of their products along with some great giveaways for you! To begin with, let me just say that they have a broad selection of...
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New discovery for me-- great website for yarn-lover gifties!  NIcely reviewed on this site, and a GIVEAWAY of 3 prize packs!

 

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NeuroKnitting

project by Varvara Guljajeva, Mar Canet and Sebastian Mealla www.varvarag.info ; www.mcanet.info ; http://mealla.net/ Project web: http://www.knitic.com/neuro/ we…
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AWESOME video and story!  Converting brainwaves into knitting... Absolutely creative and thought provoking!  Worth the read even if you do not load the video!

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Ask Amanda: What’s the difference between Fair Isle and intarsia?

Ask Amanda: What’s the difference between Fair Isle and intarsia? | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
When you’re starting out with color knitting, it can be kind of tricky to understand the difference between Fair Isle and intarsia. At its most basic, the difference lies in where the colors are in...
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Nice easy explanation to understand these similar, yet very different colorwork techniques.

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The History Of Crochet: We've Come A Long Way Baby! Intorducing Mamta Motiyani

The History Of Crochet: We've Come A Long Way Baby! Intorducing Mamta Motiyani | Yarn, yarn, yarn! | Scoop.it
                                                              Mamta Motiyani in her own words...........     I am a self learner. I do a lot of crafts and my best craft has always been "croche...
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Figure of Eight Cast On

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Finally we are getting a bit of nice, light, summer knitting weather! Yeah! Later in this post, we have a tutorial for the figure of eight cast-on, mentioned in other tutorials (and here) and a new...
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Very interesting Cast On... I will try this on my next sock project!

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