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Pattern Inspiration: Masquerade

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Feathers have been used in clothing design for decades: from the Victorian rush on hats that inspired the Audubon Society’s formation, to the beautiful and intricate ceremonial work of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas. Whether used for costume, ceremony, or everyday wear, humans have always been drawn to the beauty of bird’s plumage. 

‘Masquerade’ by Katya Novikova requires no actual...

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Pattern Inspiration: Birds of a Feather

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“Get ready to slip your toes into these cozy socks! With crochet post stitches reminiscent of bird wings, you will be soaring and feeling free in no time”, says our Sock Crate crochet designer this month, Abbey Swanson. We couldn’t agree more! Paired with the electric Energize Me colorway this month, Rufous Backed Kingfisher, this pattern flutters with each swoop of the hook. The fast pace of...

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Pattern Inspiration: Alpine Legwarmers

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The perfect pattern for all crochet skill levels, Ashlea Konecny’s ‘Alpine Legwarmers’ use every inch of this month’s delightful Knitologie Worsted yarn. Showcased here in the Chill Out selection this month, Kestrel, we love how the post stitches show off the squishiness of this delightful 100% Superwash Merino wool. Your legs will be warm and well-dressed for Fall in these cozy legwarmers. Grab...

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August 2019 Malabrigo Partner Crate Reveal

We’re having a little video technical difficulty this month, so will be linking the reveal video in a later post!

It’s time for August’s Malabrigo Partner Crate reveal! This month, our theme was Take Wing, inspired by birds, feathers, and sky. For this month’s Malabrigo Partner Crate, we’ve taken inspiration from the airy quality of this theme and chosen Malabrigo Silkpacaas the featured...

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August 2019 Membership Crate Reveal

We’re having a little video technical difficulty this month, so will be linking the reveal video in a later post! 

It’s time for the August crates to be revealed! This month, our theme was Take Wing, inspired by birds, feathers, and sky. The colorways in each of the Membership and Sock Membership crates have been named and dyed with specific birds in mind. The yarn base this month is super-soft...

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Pattern Inspiration: Risley Cowl

Light Up, this month’s “Energize Me” color, certainly lives up to its name! Katie Clary’s Risley cowl is the perfect pattern to start this month’s show.

Like the traditional red of the circus Ringmaster’s coat, this cowl will draw everyone’s attention when you enter the room. This fun crochet pattern provides both visual and stitch interest that will capture your attention from beginning to end....

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May 2019 Membership Crate Reveal

It’s time to show off all the goodies we’ve had planned for your May 2019 Membership Crate shipments. This month is the last month in 2019 where we’ll be sending a single, signature skein on a ultra luxurious base: Knitologie Cozy Sock is a 75% Superwash Merino, 15% Nylon, 10% Cashmere, fingering weight yarn that works up beautifully into socks, shawls, and more. With 439 yards per skein, this...

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Inspiration: Honeycomb

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From Designer Bonnie Barker (Bonnie Bay Crochet):

Once I discovered finer, sock-weight yarns, Ive enjoyed crocheting accent scarves. This asymmetrical scarf features my technique of making the Large Honeycomb Cable along the edge, trimmed using post ribbing. By using this lovely, lighter weight yarn, the crocheted cable takes on a beautifully elegant appearance. I rarely leave the house in the Fall...

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Inspiration: Honeycomb

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From Designer Bonnie Barker (Bonnie Bay Crochet): 

Once I discovered finer, sock-weight yarns, I’ve enjoyed crocheting accent scarves. This asymmetrical scarf features my technique of making the Large Honeycomb Cable along the edge, trimmed using post ribbing. By using this lovely, lighter weight yarn, the crocheted cable takes on a beautifully elegant appearance. I rarely leave the house in the...

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