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Merino Wool – Sheep Breed

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The fleece of Merino sheep is soft and fine, resulting in a wool that’s more pleasant on the skin than regular wool. It’s easy to see why these natural fibers are favored by knitters and crocheters, being an ideal material to turn into cozy, plush, and warm creations. Merino has been a long time favorite of ours too, so we understand. Below are a few of our favorite yarn picks for the knitter, crocheter and yarnie in you:

Pick out a pattern to work your merino yarn up in. Will it be for you or someone else? Will you win the free pattern comment and survey contest? We hope the lucky winner is you. View our previous weeks article to learn more.

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Win a Free (Knit or Crochet) Pattern*

Win a free pattern* (limitations apply) when you leave a comment on one of our other posts and complete our survey. Only one winner will be selected. Stay tuned to see who the winner is. It could be you!

Which pattern will you choose? Do you knit? Or do you crochet?

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Crochet Scarf Pattern, Winter Clothing

Winter is right around the corner and many of your have been looking for the perfect crochet scarf pattern. Search no longer. Below are a few scarf patterns in both crochet and knit that will sure to please. As you select your pattern consider the infinity scarf or cowl. It is one of our most favorite winter items. For those in some of the coldest climates around the world, keeping warm with an infinity scarf is a must. It is likely the warmest winter item you will have in your closet. When tucked properly under your winter coat, it will keep the winter chill and wind at bay. Enjoy our infinity scarves as well as our other winter accessory patterns.

Which pattern did you choose? Have you completed your project yet? Who did you make it for? Email us to submit your photos. It maybe featured on the site. Happy New Year!

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Make a Hair Bun with this Scrunchie Knit Pattern

Shidonna Raven Patterns and Publications Scrunchie

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Scrunchies have become a staple of style and are one of our most requested patterns. There are several ways to wear this scrunchie so shake your hair lose and tame it up in one of the many scrunchie aided styles.

Benefits of Knitting Patterns

  • Can personalize by choosing different yarns
    Patterns can be used multiple times
    Styles and Designs are timeless
  • Your creations are unique treasures made by you

Who will you make your scrunchies for? Will you make one for yourself? How do you personalize the creations you make especially for the people you give them to?

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Knitting Pattern – Headband

Shidonna Raven Patterns and Publications Ribbed Headband

This knit pattern – Ribbed Headband is super easy, super quick and perfect for the holidays. Add character and variation to this pattern by choosing a variety of yarns. This will give each headband a unique gift perfect for each recipient. If you have several people left on your holiday gift list, this gift will provide you will a quick turn around. Some of the people we have given this headband to also wear it as ear warmers, which for the upcoming winter is a great idea! Because of the ribbing, this project is typically easy to size. When you are done, send us a picture!

What you will need for this project *please see pattern for a complete list of supplies and materials

skein of yarn- worsted / aran weight
size 6 knitting needles
scissors
tapestry needle
Scissors
measuring tape

Which colors will you use? Who will you be making this for? Will you make one for yourself?

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