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Shawl knitting for beginners – how to get started

If you’re a reader of this blog, it’ll come as no surprise that I love knitting shawls. Love it. In fact, I love it so much, that now that I’ve started designing knitting patterns myself, the obvious place to start was a lace shawl. If you’ve never knitted a shawl before, or...

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How to figure out yarn weight if you don’t have a label

Sometimes you come across some yarn that you don’t have any information on. Maybe it’s homespun, maybe the ball band or label got lost. It’s lovely yarn, and you’re dying to start knitting with it. But how do you know what sort of project to pick for it? What size needles...