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Simple Storybook Dolls Pattern

Friends, meet The Simple Storybook Dolls: Pippi Longstocking, Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan. They're only waiting for whatever other wonderful characters you and I can come up with to knit, to join them as they sit there in front of their storybook. Okay, if...

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Kitchener Stitch Tutorial

How to Graft Stitches with Kitchener Stitch: Kitchener Stitch is a binding-off technique that allows you to smoothly and invisibly graft together two pieces of “live” knitting (knitting still on your needles). I use Kitchener Stitch to finish the shoulders of the...

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Finished Knit: Raglan Baby Cardigan

I've said it before, and I still feel this way: baby sweaters are nearly as fun and creative to knit as toys. They are so quick, and even if they aren't perfect (and mine aren't!), you put them on a cute baby, which makes them instantly amazing. I started...

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Browsing Toy Patterns on Ravelry

My eyes are way bigger than my stomach, so the saying goes about food. Well, my eyes are way bigger than the time I have in a day, I say about all the cool knitting projects I'd love to tackle. Especially right now, in this season when I have two little babies keeping...

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