Introducing Patons Glam Stripes

Meet the newest addition to the Yarnspirations family of yarns, new Patons Glam Stripes! This lightweight self-striping metallic yarn is great for sophisticated garments and accessories.  It's available in 14-statement making metallic shades to suit any mood.

At $5.99

Glam Stripes Wrap in Interweave Crochet!

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Wrap shown in: Patons Glam Stripes, color: Navy #09114  

The Summer issue of Interweave Crochet is out now, which includes a really fun, ode to glamping (glamorous camping) spread. Since this term definitely falls in line with my

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)

Photo Recap: Vogue Knitting Live Seattle '14!

Panoramic shot of the Yarnspirations Lounge, nestled within the VK Live Market Place

Over the past 4 or so years that we've been a part of Vogue Knitting Live (VKL) conferences the Yarnspiration (formerly Beginner's) Lounge has evolved a bit. We started with the singular goal of being

Photo Recap: Vogue Knitting Live, Chicago '13!

VKLChi13LearnVolunteers helped teach new knitters and crocheters at the Yarnspirations Lounge.

As always, Vogue Knitting Live was a blast! This year though, the Caron-turned-Bernat-turned Yarnspirations Lounge was a wee bit different, and not just because of the name change -- in addition to a learning section, we also brought

This Weekend at Vogue Knitting Live in Chicago!

Friday I'm headed out to the gorgeous Palmer House Hotel in Chicago to take part in the Vogue Knitting Live conference. As always, we'll (me, the volunteers and my designer buddy, Julia) be providing all you need to learn how to get started on your first knit or crochet project. This time however, (thanks to the, the new

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:

Photo Recap: Vogue Knitting, Seattle!

I'm back from Vogue Knitting Live, Seattle -- and as usual, I had a blast at this show! I got to see a bunch of friends, be inspired by a

Join us at Vogue Knitting Live in Seattle!

Hey, Seattle peeps: I'm headed your way! Come join me as I host the Beginner's Lounge (brought to you by Bernat) at Vogue Knitting Live. If you or

Temperature Scarf CAL and KAL!

Introducing the Bernat 2013 Temperature Scarf Crochet-Along (CAL) and Knit-Along (KAL)! Inspired by a concept posted by Kristen Cooper (aka Honey Nutbrown), the Temperature Scarf is a conceptual pattern that reflects the weather in a single location every day of the year.

Starting February 1st, knit

Newpalooza Giveaways on Facebook!

Like getting free stuff? So do I. Lucky for you though, I like giving away goodies even more! Thanks to the Bernat powers-that-be, I have permission to unload some great, yarn-y treats all week. Starting today, join me on Facebook everyday through Friday for your

I'm Movin' In! (Vickie Howell Joins Bernat)

Hey there! I’m Vickie Howell: mother, designer, author, on-air personality, and now, spokesperson for Bernat Yarns. I’m thrilled be here!

Some of you may know me as the host of TV’s Knitty Gritty, which aired in the U.S., Australia, and Finland. Others may

2011 CAL/KAL for Charity

Bernat's new Crochet & Knit-Along is going well!   And, if our new Discussion Forum is any indication, there are more than 2500 people participating! :)

The Crochet & Knit-Along is focused on making baby blankets for

Mystery Afghan Crochet-Along - Clue #10

Clue #10

Well here we are at last! All seamed up and ready to work the edging. Does your afghan look something like this?

The edging is like the icing on the cake and

Mystery Afghan Crochet-Along - Clue #7

Clue #7

Here’s how the completed Clue 6 square looks. I'm glad so many of you enjoyed this square (or at least found it a nice break after all those mitereds).

Now for Clue #7.

Bernat staff and bloggers get hooked on Clue 1 of the Crochet-Along!

The Bernat Mystery Afghan Crochet-Along is a hit across the web, but it has also grabbed the attention of many members of the Bernat Design Studio. We’ll check in weekly and let you know our progress as we Crochet-Along.

Dina – Bernat Blogger

So happy when I read that we only had to make 2 squares.  And they worked up

Mystery Afghan Crochet-Along - Clue #2

Clue #2

Before we send you off to work on Clue #2, here's how the Clue 1 square should look. I hope yours looks just like this one.

Now let's get on with Clue #2.

Bernat staff and bloggers get hooked on the Crochet-Along!

The Bernat Mystery Afghan Crochet-Along is a hit across the web, but it has also grabbed the attention of many members of the Bernat Design Studio. We'll check in weekly and let you know our progress as we Crochet-Along.

Dina - Bernat Blogger

After hearing about the crochet-along, I decided to jump in.  I've never participated in any KAL or

Free Pattern Friday - Only One Skein

This week we're bringing back Free Pattern Friday to focus on a very special subset of knitting and crochet - projects that only require one skein of yarn.  Quick and affordable, these are a great way of getting some variation in your crafting without a serious commitment.



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