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Made by You: Baby Projects

March 27

It appears many of you have been happily creating lovely items for babies and children. Your projects have definitely caught our attention!

From left to right, top row: HerterDesign Sunhat - Lily Sugar 'n Cream yarn, sa3p Baby Sweater - Bernat Baby, HerterDesign Millie

Knitters Set to Yarn Bomb Ontario's Discovery Harbour

A group of Canadian knitters are on a mission to yarn bomb Ontario's Discovery Harbour! Originally built as a British naval and military base to guard upper Canada after the war of 1812, Discovery Harbour is celebrating its 200th anniversary this summer.

To help then get started, we (Spinrite)

New Yarnspirations Pattern in Interweave Crochet Magazine

 

The Spring 2014 issue of Interweave Crochet magazine is out now! Make sure to snag a copy to get new spring-perfect patterns, including a new Yarnspirations pattern by our friend Vickie Howell.

Crocheted in light, airy Patons Lace, the "Lace About Extended Stitch Kerchief"

Community Update - Keeping Warm!

Yarnspirations customers are such creative souls. We are so inspired by your gorgeous hand knitted and crocheted work!

This week, we are all about keeping WARM in the midst of our North American winter.
Take a look at the projects we found on Ravelry, and in the Yarnspirations Forum:

Knitting and Crocheting for Charity!

Happy Weekend!

This past week was an important one for me. We celebrated the 7th Anniversary of our Oddball Charity Blankets! Our beginning was very humble - it all began with an idea I posted in an online knitting forum on Feb 21, 2007. I had no idea that it would grow

How to Host a Frozen-Inspired Party

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Resident Frozen Enthusiast

Our whole family's rooting for Disney's Frozen for Best Animated film in this weekend's Oscars. It's my daughter's love for the movie however, that really runs strong and true -- if she had her way

Community Update - Snowbound Crafting!

Some of us have been hit with a lot of snow recently, and this has occasionally caused us to be snowbound. This was the PERFECT excuse to knit and crochet! :) So, I decided to browse through Ravelry, to take a peek at some of your recent creations with Yarnspirations yarn. Here are some that caught

The Road to Gold

Inspired by this year's Winter Games, the Road to Gold challenge is designed to help you step up your stitching skills by completing a fun and rewarding project before the Closing Ceremonies.

Want to get on the Road to Gold? Here's how it works:

First, determine your skill level:

  • If you're new to knitting or crocheting, master the fundamentals

Vogue Knitting Live NYC 2014

The Yarnspirations team and Vickie Howell headed to NYC last weekend for Vogue Knitting Live, and as usual, a fantastic, yarn-filled time was had by all!
This year we shared our love of arm knitting with visitors, making the Yarnspirations Lounge the go-to destination for everything to do with the yarn world's hottest new technique.

Best of 2013: Top 5 Baby Blankets

From cozy, pompom textured blankets to a whimsical butterfly motif and stunning crocodile stitch details, these are your most-loved baby blankets of 2013!
 

#5

One Skein Baby Blanket, crocheted in Caron One Pound

#4

Crocodile Stitch Baby

Best of 2013: Top 5 Cowls and Scarves

Our Best of 2013 countdown continues with today's roundup of your favorite scarves and cowls from the past year! From scarves with trendy neon accents to cozy, chunky cowls, here are our most popular scarves and cowls of 2013!

 

#5

Twirling Cowl, knit in Patons Cobbles

 

#4

Best of 2013: Top 5 Hats

From a whimsical dino hat perfect for cool kids to elegant cloches and berets for ladies and casual cool beanies for gents, these are your most-loved hat patterns of 2013!

#5

Beanie There, Done (T)hat, crocheted in Bernat Cotton-ish by Vickie

Best of 2013: Top 5 Dishcloths

Our fan-favorites countdown continues with your Top 5 Dishcloth patterns of 2013! These much-loved patterns include vintage-inspired projects, adorable ribbon details, nautical flair, and stylish stitches that added fun touches to your kitchens.
 

#5

Vintage Blossom

Best of 2013: Top 5 Afghans

Our roundup of this year's most-loved patterns starts with your Top 5 Afghan patterns! From charming country-inspired blankets to modern, geometric designs, these are our most popular Yarnspirations afghan patterns of 2013!

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Cozy and Quick Blanket, knit in Patons

Community Update - Yarnspirations Site!

Our new website is an exciting place, and some of us are still learning how to use it.  This week, I've decided to give you a little walk-thru, to help you navigate the site more easily.

I'm sure you've already seen the main page for the Yarnspirations site, with the Inspiration Machine front and center:

Shandeh's Pattern: Fleurettes/Satin Shawl

Hello there!  
I am so honored to be part of the new Yarnspirations team, representing Bernat, Patons, Caron, and Lily Sugar'n Cream yarns!
 
For the past four years, I have been forum moderator and blogger for Bernat yarns.  Now, my world has just become a lot bigger, and more exciting!  I can't wait to work

Community Update #20

If you ever want to take a quick look at some of the latest projects being made by Bernat crafters, just wander over to the Bernat Crafters group on Ravelry.   Recently, I noticed this very intricate and colorful blanket, handknit by sowernknitter.  BEAUTIFUL!  She used the free Bernat pattern "Knit Diamond Blanket", and

What's Happening This Month

Holy moly, it's December -- which means it's on, people! The holidays are upon us. Fortunately, we have loads of cool stuff for you to create to make your winter season great! Here's some seasonal stuff happening this month:

  • Tis the season for Christmas movies, so this

What Are You Thankful For?

It's unanimous at Bernat: we love Thanksgiving traditions. The pumpkin pie, the family gatherings, and of course - football! There's nothing quite like gathering around a big table and settling down into a meal of turkey/tofurkey/duck/turducken.

May the peas be ever in your casserole!

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Halloween Project - Spooky Yarn Wreath by Vickie Howell

Halloween is just around the corner, and this  Sheep(ish) fringed spiderweb yarn wreath by Vickie Howell is a quick and creative way to scare up some fun, spooky home decor!

Check out the tutorial on Vickie's Blog and make your own today!

 

 

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