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3 Easy Knit Projects That Will Keep You Warm at Your School's Football Game

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3 Easy Knit Projects That Will Keep You Warm at Your School's Football Game

If you are a new college student, you will likely want to attend football games and other fall activities. The average length of a college football game is about three and a half hours. That’s a lot of time out in the cold, so you need to be sure to bundle up with scarves, hats, and blankets. When making these knitted projects, consider using woolen yarn. Wool is very insulating compared to cotton. If it’s rainy or snowy, wool can wick moisture away from your skin unlike cotton. Plus, you can pick college color yarns to show support for your...

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Your Team Spirit Yarn Shopping Guide

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Your Team Spirit Yarn Shopping Guide

When you’re looking for the perfect yarn for the project you have in mind, it can sometimes be quite difficult to find it. That goes for wanting to match your favorite team’s colors! Luckily, there’s now yarn available that aim to match team colors. However, all yarn is not made equal, and that is why we have put together this team spirit yarn guide. The yarns we’ll cover in this article, are: Premier Yarns - Spirit Stripes Red Heart - Team Spirit Lion Brand - Hometown Halcyon Yarn KnitPal Luxury Hand-dyed Team Spirit Yarn Premier Yarns - Spirit Stripes Yarn...

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The Differences Between US and UK Crochet Stitches, Hooks and Terms

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The Differences Between US and UK Crochet Stitches, Hooks and Terms

If you’re just learning to crochet, it can seem as if you’re learning a whole new language. Add to that the differences between US and UK stitches and hook sizes, it can become quite a challenge to get a hang of. That’s why we’ve decided to make these tables with different sizes and stitches. They are easy to use as reference and you can even print them out to keep in your project bag or hook tidy. Right at the end of the article, we’ll also give some tips on things to look for to find out whether a pattern...

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Where to Find Free Patterns to Show Your Team Spirt?

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Where to Find Free Patterns to Show Your Team Spirt?

Part of the fun of the game day is dressing up to show off your team spirit and your team colors. And what better way to do that than through projects you made yourself or made for others! Finding free patternsThe internet is full of free knitting and crochet patterns, but not all of them are error-free. Knowing how to choose the best patterns is, therefore, a great skill to have. Read this blog post about the best way to choose a free pattern to make. Here are some places where you can find good quality free patterns:● Lovecrafts: Though...

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Your Guide to Synthetic and Natural Yarns and Wool

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Your Guide to Synthetic and Natural Yarns and Wool

With all the different yarns available on the market, it can be daunting to know which one is the best to choose for your project. In this article we’ll answer your questions about the differences in yarns and fiber, what they are best used for, and much more.  What is the difference between natural and synthetic yarns or fibers? The difference between natural and synthetic yarns is that synthetic yarns are man-made fibers that are spun into yarn, while natural yarns are made up of fibers from animal hair, plants, or even certain types of insect cocoons. Natural yarns Natural...

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