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Tips & Tricks for the December 2017 KNITCRATE Membership

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I lived in Montral for ten years, and one of the most fun things about learning French was figuring out all manner of knitting terms so I could follow French patterns! Well, I was proud of those French lessons when I opened this months KnitCrate and saw a gorgeous marled yarn perfectly named La Brebis Fluffy Wool.

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Ewe know you want to know what that means! Yes, a Brebis is a female sheep, or ewe, in French. This new yarn line is all about celebrating natural and raw fibers. To get its characteristic marbling, Fluffy Wool combines undyed wool from sheep of different coat colors into a bulky, 1-ply yarn.

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Tips & Tricks for the December 2017 KNITCRATE Membership

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I lived in Montréal for ten years, and one of the most fun things about learning French was figuring out all manner of knitting terms so I could follow French patterns! Well, I was proud of those French lessons when I opened this month’s KnitCrate and saw a gorgeous marled yarn perfectly named “La Brebis Fluffy Wool”.

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‘Ewe’ know you want to know what that means! Yes, a ‘Brebis’ is a female sheep, or ewe, in French. This new yarn line is all about celebrating natural and raw fibers. To get its characteristic marbling, Fluffy Wool combines undyed wool from sheep of different coat colors into a bulky, 1-ply yarn.

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Little Village Artyarns Quarterly Luxe Crate

Little Village Artyarns Quarterly Luxe Crate:

We are relaunching the Artyarns Luxe Crate just in time for the Holidays! The perfect gift for a loved one or a treat for yourself! We are bringing it back as a quarterly crate at $99.99 per quarter (equivalent of just $33/month). The Luxe Crate is packed with more goodies than ever: 800 yards to luxury yarn, glass stitch markers, needles, and bonus promo codes! Total retail value of $129! If you would like to join the quarterly Artyarns Luxe Crate, please do so here.

The Yarn

1 skein of Rhapsody Glitter Light in Turquoise or Sea Green AND 1 skein of Silk Essence in Green or Charcoal

Rhapsody Glitter Light: 85% Silk, 15% Kid Mohair, with Lurex (400 yards | 80 grams)

Silk Essence: 100% Silk (400 yards | 45 grams)

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Little Village Artyarns Quarterly Luxe Crate

Little Village Artyarns Quarterly Luxe Crate:

We are relaunching the Artyarns Luxe Crate just in time for the Holidays! The perfect gift for a loved one or a treat for yourself! We are bringing it back as a quarterly crate at $99.99 per quarter (equivalent of just $33/month).  The Luxe Crate is packed with more goodies than ever: 800 yards to luxury yarn, glass stitch markers, needles, and bonus promo codes! Total retail value of $129! If you would like to join the quarterly Artyarns Luxe Crate, please do so here.

The Yarn

1 skein of Rhapsody Glitter Light in Turquoise or Sea Green AND 1 skein of Silk Essence in Green or Charcoal

Rhapsody Glitter Light: 85% Silk, 15% Kid Mohair, with Lurex (400 yards | 80 grams)

Silk Essence: 100% Silk (400 yards | 45 grams)

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Celebrities who Knit!

Celebrities who Knit!:

We had so much fun putting together this list of knitters that also happen to be celebrities! Take a look at how some of your favorite stars pass the time and relieve stress with one of our favorite fiber arts. Now, if only we could figure out how to get them a Knitcrate

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photo credit Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato

This sassy, down-to-earth songstress shows a softer side with a simple...

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Celebrities who Knit!

Celebrities who Knit!:

We had so much fun putting together this list of knitters that also happen to be celebrities! Take a look at how some of your favorite stars pass the time and relieve stress with one of our favorite fiber arts. Now, if only we could figure out how to get them a Knitcrate

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photo credit Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato

This sassy, down-to-earth songstress shows a softer side with a simple...

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5 Easy Beginner Crochet Patterns

5 Easy Beginner Crochet Patterns:

5 Beginner Crochet Patterns

Knitcrate-approved beginner crochet patterns to keep crochet easy! We love crochet and feature a crochet pattern in each shipment of our monthly Membership Crates (along with gorgeous yarn and a knitting pattern, too). Get in on all the fun of being ahooker with these easy beginner patterns.

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