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August 2018 Sock Artisan Crate Reveal

It’s the last reveal for the month and that means it’s all mailbox stalking, all the time, from here on out! We can’t wait for these great Sock Artisan Crates to arrive in our member’s hands, and for good reason. With two beautiful colorways, Seashell and Pearl, dyed on DagmarEir Lifeboat (75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon, and 463 yards per skein), we know you’ll be delighted on what’s ‘washing up’...

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August 2018 Artisan Crate Reveal

August is the epitome of cool, with a truly incredible colorway from Dragonfly Fibers. While it looks blue and purple in equal measure here, Metamorphosis, a custom dye just for this box, has extraordinary depth, pops of pink and even mustard, and looks utterly gorgeous knit up.

The crate comes with a Sashiko-inspired tote bag you can embroider on top of for added affect (use a double-strand of...

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August 2018 Sock Membership Reveal

It’s the second reveal of August, and obviously one of our favorites: Sock Membership. This popular crate just seems to get better and better each month, and August’s cooling Indigo Glow theme provided inspiration for two stunning colorways of Vidalana Heathered Sock: 

Tealy-blue Mallard and rich, reddish, Dusty Rose, dyed on the beautifully heathered, 40% Merino, 40% Peruvian Highland Wool, 20%...

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August 2018 Membership Crate

It’s the third day of August and the first day of reveals, starting as usual with MEMBERSHIP CRATE. This month’s theme, *Indigo Glow*, is all about stunning oceanic tones, deep teals, seashell pinks and stonewashed grays. For Membership, you’ll be getting one of these four stunning colors (two skeins in your shipment) on our Uru.Yarn Speckled Singles base:

Colors (from left/bottom to right/top): 
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August 2018 Theme Reveal

August, for us, is the turning curve of summertime. It’s still hot in North America, and has no sign of stopping, but there’s something about a return to school for the children, teachers, and college students, that makes us think that Autumn, that eternally perfect crafting season, is right around the corner. 

We wanted to cool things down appropriately this August with this month’s theme, Indigo...

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July 2018 Membership Crate Knitting Tips & Tricks

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There’s got to be some of you out there like me, trying like mad to catch up on your KnitCrate FOs (finished objects)! We’ve been getting some big-time yardage lately, but it takes time to finish projects made with fingering weight yarns, right? This month we get a breather with a quick knit in squishy soft Knitologie Bouncy Worsted. “Bouncy” is an accurate adjective here, because this superwash...

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Lightweight Knitted Hats

Searching through endless seas of woolen beanies on Ravelry can become unsatisfyingly redundant… especially if you’re looking to mix up your style! Adding a knitted hat can take your outfit from boring to boho or from comfy to loungewear-chic when paired properly. Each of these hats are beginner-friendly and are lightweight enough to wear all year long.

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Far Hills Hat, by Jared Flood

The Far...

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Free Knitting Patterns: Blankets

Call me crazy, but I see a perfect opportunity in blanket knitting through the spring and summer months. When Fall rolls around and you’re suddenly hit with the crisp, cool nights, the fruits of your labor are there to bring warmth. I’ve rounded up six free, modern patchwork-esque patterns for your knitting pleasure. Short rows, stripes, intarsia, marls, chevrons and more will keep you busy this...

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July 2018 Sock Artisan Reveal

The last of our July shipments is finally ready for her close up! Sock Artisan this month is bold, bright, and a little pretty in pink (depending on the colorway you get): 

To the left, we have colorway “Vintage Barbie”, and to the right, we’ve got “Tetra”–both colorways inspired by our bold and bright Modern Primarytheme for the month and dyed by the talented hands at Pictured Yarns. You’ll get...

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July 2018 Artisan Crate Reveal

This month for our Artisan Crate we partnered with one of the most iconic hand-dyed yarn brands out there: Shalimar Yarns. If you aren’t familiar with this yarn line, it’s full of beautiful colorways on extraordinarily luxurious bases. This month’s base is Aerie: a Fingering weight, single ply, made from 70% Merino, 20% Mohair, and 10% Silk. Each skein has 420 yards, for a total of 840 yards in...

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