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EZ Knitting: How to Cast Off

Casting off is the process of putting a finishing edge on your EZ-knitting piece.

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Patons Stitch Style: Breezy Dolman Knit Top

Selecting sizing can be tricky when it comes to knit and crochet patterns. What happens if you choose the wrong size and don’t find out until the end?

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How to Successfully Embroider Swimsuits

One thing I dislike about summer: swimsuits! Not only is it stressful shopping for swimsuits (trying to find one that flatters my figure is like torture!), but many swimsuits are just plain boring. A great way to take a swimsuit from simple to stunning is with a touch of embroidery...

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How To: Latch Hook Finishing

Learn how to finish your rug with our WonderArt tutorial. Complete your rug project.

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Half Square Triangles - Tips and Tricks

Half Square Triangles, affectionately known as HSTs are one of the most versatile and commonly used components of quilting blocks. I’ve never counted, but I’m sure there are literally thousands of basic and complex designs that are based on this simple little unit.

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This Trim Has Teeth to It!

How fun is it to use sewing notions in unexpected places? When we think of piping, we normally think of a small fabric covered cord along the edge of a garment portion or perhaps a slightly larger twisted cord running around the edge of a home décor pillow.

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Using Color Value in Your Quilting

A little schooling is in order and I’ve found marvelous help from a variety of quilters. We’ll look at how to evaluate Color Value, then move on to using it in several gorgeous projects. Choosing fabrics and threads will be much more joyful once you’ve spent a little time learning...

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Twin Needles - Double Your Sewing Options

If you’ve never sewn or quilted with a Twin Needle, you’re missing out on a whole lot of sewing excitement. They’re easy to use once you know how and the tutorials and videos I’ve collected will be a great start. Adding a new tool or skill to your sewing life...

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Choosing your next project with the help of a designer!

Check out some tips and tricks in starting your next knitting or crochet project with one of our designers!

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Caron x Pantone: Unwrap the Braids

Unwrap the braids and explore the possibilities with Caron X Pantone yarn. Follow the video tutorial and create unique and vibrant projects.

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Make it: Macrame Clothes Pins Bobbins

Make macramé clothespins and bobbins. Explore this fun and creative craft technique for organizing your yarn projects.

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How To Hold Knitting Needles