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Category: Knit-Along


by Lisa
on 11/14/16 09:21 am
Categories: Knit-Along Tags: kal Mosaic Mitts
Congratulations to Mary Wills and Johna Wrzosek, the Giveaway Prize Winners! They each received two skeins of yarn for their projects (either Noro Silk Garden or Queensland Brisbane), generously donated by Knitting Fever!

Welcome to week 3 of the #LMBKAL Mosaic Mitts knitalong! This is the last week of the KAL, in which we will finish our mitts!

Each KAL post starts with an overview that outlines what

by Lisa
on 11/07/16 06:00 am
Categories: Knit-Along Tags: Mosaic kal
Welcome to week 2 of the #LMBKAL Mosaic Mitts knitalong!

Each KAL post starts with an overview that outlines what we'll be learning and working on for the week. You should read the "review" section before working on the corresponding "action" section of the pattern. At the end of every KAL post, you'll receive information on where to post your progress and questions and get a preview of next week!




by Lisa
on 10/31/16 06:00 am
Categories: Knit-Along Tags: Mosaic kal Mitts
After weeks of anticipation, today's the day we kick off the Meandros Mosaic Mitts knit-along!

Each KAL post will start with an overview that outlines what we'll be learning and working on for the week. You should read the "review" section before working on the corresponding "action" section of the

by Lisa
on 08/28/16 11:55 pm
Categories: Knit-Along Tags: noro shawl kal knit-along
Congratulations to Charleen McGrath, the Grand Prize Winner! She'll receive four skeins of Noro's new Kureyon Air in color #332 (Lime, Olive, Jade, Purple), a set of Ann Tudor's limited edition stitch markers, and a Ravelry coupon code good for one free knitting

by Lisa
on 08/21/16 06:30 pm
Categories: Knit-Along Tags: noro shawl kal knit-along
Congratulations to Cheryl McIlroy, this week's KAL Giveaway winner! She'll receive a beautiful set of Limited Edition Ann Tudor stitch markers.

Welcome to Week 3 of the Noro

by Lisa
on 08/14/16 05:20 pm
Categories: Knit-Along Tags: noro shawl kal knit-along
Congratulations to Doris Stewart, this week's KAL Giveaway winner! She'll receive two skeins of

by Lisa
on 08/08/16 05:55 am
Categories: Knit-Along Tags: noro shawl knit-along kal
Congratulations to Patti Tschaen, the first KAL Giveaway winner! She'll receive a beautiful set of Limited Edition Ann Tudor stitch markers.

After weeks of anticipation, today's the day we kick off the

by Lisa
on 08/02/16 05:30 pm
Categories: Knit-Along
Are you ready for next week's Knit-Along, featuring the Noro Crescent Shawl?

I've received so much enthusiasm for my upcoming knit-along (KAL for short), but before we start next week, here's the answers to some questions that have come up, in case you have them too.

This pattern looks complicated, is it hard?
This is a great pattern for a new-ish knitter.

by Lisa
on 07/23/16 06:00 pm
Categories: Knit-Along
Do you have your supplies for the Noro Crescent Shawl Knit-Along that starts on Aug. 8?

Here is more information about what supplies you'll need and how to find an appropriate yarn for this project.

Supplies Needed:
Yarn: You will need about 330 yards of a DK/#3 weight yarn. Noro Mirai in

by Lisa
on 06/15/16 05:00 am
I originally made the Noro Crescent Shawl two years ago as a present for one of my knitting students. Yvonnie wanted to learn how to knit so that she would have something to do to keep her hands and mind busy during upcoming chemo treatments. Actually, I came to find out later, it was her daughter who persuaded her to come to class in hopes that it would help her mother through the process. Yvonnie struggled

by Lisa
on 06/01/16 07:00 am

I am excited to announce that I will be having my first knit-along in August for my Crescent Shawl, which is featured on the cover of Noro Magazine Issue #8!

What IS a knit-along (KAL for short), you may ask? A knit-along is when knitters all work on the same project at the same time in a dedicated online space, where they ask questions of the designer, get help with specific techniques