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The Fifth Annual Gift-A-Long! Nov. 21 (8 PM EST) through Dec. 31 (11:59 PM EST), 2017 #GAL2017

Dear Knitting and Crocheting Friends, Once again it is time for the Indie Design Gift-A-Long on Ravelry!  This is a six-week knitalong and crochetalong intended to encourage us all to get our holiday crafting done. It starts this Tuesday and finishes with a huge bang on New Year’s Eve! The Indie GAL is organized by […]

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New Pattern – Large Colorwork Pumpkins

I’m thrilled to announce my newest pattern, Large Colorwork Pumpkins!  Inspired by a love of all things Fall and an enduring love of colorwork, this softee pattern is just pure fun to knit and creates a lovely work of art. One pattern, four motifs. There is also an optional top that makes more of an […]

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Color Bliss Sweater – Pattern Now Available!

Dear knitters, I’m thrilled to introduce the Color Bliss Sweater! The pattern is on special for my blog readers and Facebook, Twitter and Instagram followers through the end of June:  25% off the regular price of $5.50. Follow this link; no coupon code is necessary:  Color Bliss Introductory Sale. This pattern was a joy to write […]

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Missy’s Spa Cloth – New Pattern!!

Yes, it’s another spa cloth pattern!  And free – at least through February – with the coupon code spaclothlove on Ravelry.  Or follow this link: Missy’s Spa Cloth, and the discount will be automatically applied. Missy’s Spa Cloth is a luxurious, pampering facial cloth. The lace stitches create a lovely design with the practical result of a […]

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So I Went Pattern Shopping the Other Day…

As you know, I’ve been participating as a designer in this year’s Indie Design GAL. Previous posts, here and here. Last year during the GAL, I was madly working on getting The Wayfarer Hat ready for publishing. This year, however, there’s a bit of a lull, and I might actually be able to knit someone else’s pattern. So…a few days ago […]

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Dear Knitters, I’m thrilled to share my latest pattern with you: PepperMitts. PepperMitts are knit in worsted weight yarn on size 5 and 6 needles, so they work up very quickly. The colorwork repeat over four stitches and four rows is easy to memorize. The pattern is written for three sizes with the following circumference at […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Pumpkins

October has me in a pumpkin state of mind ~ all photos used with permission knit equals joy

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Race Day Spa Cloth

The Race Day Spa Cloth is here! It’s one of the new patterns in the Folk Tales Spa Cloth Collection , a collection of fun-to-knit and lovely spa cloth patterns knit side-to-side. Quick to make, they’re the perfect go-to patterns when you need to whip up a nice gift – just add a lovely bar of soap. Of […]

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The Folk Tales Spa Cloth Collection

The Folk Tales Spa Cloth Collection is here! It all started with Fairy Godmother’s Spa Cloth in 2015, with the five remaining Fairy Tale and Folk Tale related spa cloths being released this year. Purchasing the collection offers substantial savings and gives you a wide variety of fun spa cloth patterns to make for your own […]

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The Ravellenic Games!

The Ravellenic Games are going strong on Ravelry. Team Knit Equals Joy is going strong at the Ravellenic Games. Our team is small but mighty with 23 members currently showing up on the team rosters.  Members can join our team at any time throughout the games. The mass cast-on occurred last Friday in tandem with the Opening […]