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Imagine being told by your doctor that you can no longer knit. What sounds like a horror story is entirely possible if we fail to take care of ourselves. Carson Demers is an award-winning physical therapist with a focus on

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The Outer Hebrides may be better known as the home of legends Harris Tweed and Alice Starmore. But now you

What's in a name? Say "Donegal" and most knitters think of that robust, hearty stuff from County Donegal, spun on a

Every region leaves its mark on those who live there, whether they're animals or humans. While the cashmere most of

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One cold windy day in Portland, I realized I was just like the shoemaker's children who had no shoes. Only

In defense of swatching as a practical, spiritual, and deeply creative knitting enterprise all its own - with free patterns

As a proud resident of a state whose temperatures can stay below freezing for up to half the year, I

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The market for interchangeable circular needles has been well-served for years by Knitter's Pride, ChaoGoo, Denise, Addi, Signature, Tulip, Hiya Hiya,

Julie Weisenberger has a history of making tools that elevate your experience of a task. The Knitter's Block frees us from

Swatching and gauge are the two least-sexy topics in knitting—and yet they are also the most vital. We swatch to

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I’ve just returned from the American Sheep Industry Association’s annual conference, which took place in Denver, Colorado. Knitters don't go

I've always dreamed of seeing London in December. When I heard news that Pompom was having a Christmas party and

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Imagine being told by your doctor that you can no longer knit. What sounds like

Annabelle lives in a cold little town surrounded by snow and black chimney soot. One

We have loads of superb mitten books, the best of which tend to focus on a

Kate Atherley has long served as the technical editor of Knitty.com, the oldest and largest

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