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In This Issue: February 22, 2013

A Touch of Whimsy: 6 Projects for the Kids in Your Life

Introducing NEW Imagine Yarn

Great Beginnings: Tips on the Long-Tail Cast On

Save 20% Off Interchangeable Needles

YarnCraft Shares Top Heirloom Pattern Picks

Floral Block: Crochet Crocus Square; Lola

A Touch of Whimsy: 6 Projects for Kids
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Crochet Fox Scoodie with
                                          Pockets
Crochet Fox Scoodie with Pockets (click here for the knit version)
in Vanna's Choice and Vanna's Choice Baby
Crochet Ellie the
                                                  Elephant Pillow
Crochet Ellie the Elephant Pillow
in Chenille
Knit Lion Pullover
Knit Lion Pullover
in Wool-Ease
Knit Comet Tail Hat
Knit Comet Tail Hat
in Amazing
Crochet Stripe Collage
                                          Cardi
Crochet Stripe Collage Cardi
in Vanna's Choice Baby
Knit Cozy Cabled
                                          Cardigan

Knit Cozy Cabled Cardigan
in Fishermen's Wool
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Introducing NEW Imagine Yarn
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Imagine yarn

Imagine airy, voluminous projects! Our newest yarn is a mesh tube that can be knitted like a ruffle yarn, finger crocheted, OR simply fluffed out for a 5-minute no-knit/crochet scarf!

There are so many unique ways to use Imagine in your crafting. Discover all 8 print and metallic colors.

Learn more & watch a short video.

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Great Beginnings: Tips on the Long-Tail Cast On
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Cast On

Technical editor and yarncrafting expert Kj Hay returns for a 2-part series on a popular cast-on method.

Long-Tail Cast On: In part 1, get tips like how to estimate the tail length for this popular cast on method. Read the blog post.

Alternate Long-Tail Cast On: In part 2, find out how you can start with a purl row, instead of the traditional knit row of the long-tail, making for a smoother cast-on edge. Read the blog post.

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20% Off Interchangeable Needles
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Knit Everyday Baby/Child
                                          Cardi

For a limited time, get this popular plastic interchangeable set for 20% off!

Featuring needle tips from size 5-15, as well as 6 cords, all in an airline-safe case, this set is a great value for knitters of all skill levels. Made in the USA.

Learn more & order.

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YarnCraft Shares Top Heirloom Pattern Picks
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YarnCraft
Knit or crochet a project that marks a milestone in someone special's life! Join us for this episode of YarnCraft, when we talk about our favorite projects and pattern ideas, as well as great tips on how to  wash, store and care for your special heirloom pieces. Click here to listen directly [MP3] or click here to find us on iTunes.
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Floral Block: Crochet Crocus Square
Crochet Crocus

This season, we're featuring 16 designs from the books 75 Floral Blocks to Knit by Lesley Stanfield and 75 Floral Blocks to Crochet by Betty Barnden, courtesy of our friends at St. Martin's Griffin. Use them as a jumping-off point for scarves, afghans, and other projects!

View the instructions for the Crochet Crocus.

Lola Makes an Accessory for Sammy

Click for a new Lola comicSee what Lola's grandson has to say about his new accessory.
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