December hat (free pattern)

PATTERN INFO   December hat is simple and versatile hat. Add a faux fur pompom and make it outstanding! It uses only one skein of ARAN Size:  Child 6-12 years ; Medium, Large Head circumference: 19 [21, 22] inches **Measurements…

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Artfil at TNNA Summer Show 2017

Stan and I have just returned from the TNNA Summer trade show in Columbus Ohio. We wish we had more time to explore the scenic city, but the purpose of our trip was different, and we  headed straight to our…

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Hot Springs Beanie

It is so amazing to see a new design with Artfil yarn coming up! The Hot Springs Beanie is a must have accessory. It is created by Kristie Statuto, adorable, young and talented lady. A year ago Kristie saw Artfil…

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How to block large knitted items

Blocking the knitted items is tedious, but necessary for our projects. Usually, my set of blocking mats is enough to accommodate most of the garments I knit. In fact, sometimes I want to occupy my entire dining room with it…

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Can a colour be delicious?

Quebec and the entire Acadian territory is a place with many one-of-a-kinds characteristics and particular to the region charms. I love living here, surrounded by traditions keepers with open hearts and minds. It may sound contradiction, but here people managed…

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Knit a Christmas ball ornament

There is always place for one more beautiful ornament on the Christmas tree! Knit your own, super easy Christmas ball! Step 1: Choose your favorite 3 colour combination of any yarn. The heavier the yarn bigger the ornament will be.…

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Hand Knitted Cowl-gradient Pink And Black

Cupcake cowl

Winter is officially here! Cowls, scarves, hats and mittens quickly became emergency projects. Cupcake is a quick and simple pattern, marking my 10th day without sugar in the menu (I am a hero!).  Usually, I like bulky cowls because most…

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