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Lion Brand Yarn Studio Hat and Scarf Collection for Charity

The Lion Brand Yarn Studio in New York is collecting hats and scarves for The Partnership for the Homeless, a organization committed to helping New York City families in need. From now until December 1st, let the staff know you are working on a hat or scarf for the charity and you’ll get 10% off […]

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How-To: Knit Caution Tape

I first knitted police tape in 2006 as an experiment. I wanted to learn how to knit with color, incorporate text into my craft projects, and design something that my partners at the Graffiti Research Lab might find useful for urban pranks and hijinks. The result is a simple pattern for knitted police tape that’s perfect for crafty barricades, marking a crime scene, or wearing as a unique urban-inspired scarf. Experiment with your own color-switching technique and customize your version for the protesters without permits in your town.

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3D Knitter’s Gift Tag

Often times when I knit a project I have a wee bit of yarn left over. Not enough to knit but just enough to keep for embellishment. This quick tutorial will show you how to make a cute 3-dimensional gift tag with your left over bits of yarn. The perfect way to send off a knitted gift or that special skein of yarn to a friend!

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