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Benton Pullover Throwback- Knitting on a budget and Yarn Substitution

This Pullover is one of my most worn sweaters! It has been a staple in my wardrobe that I keep coming back to time and time again. Years ago I knit this out of Knit Picks Stroll Tweed and I've been obsessed with it ever since. I love being able to knit sweaters with budget-friendly yarns. I don't always have the income to purchase those incredible indie dyed yarns that are recommended in patterns. Let me show you how I knit this garment for a third of the price.   The Benton Pullover is designed by Julie Hoover who writes amazing patterns. I've always loved her aesthetic and how simple the garments are to wear. This pullover was no exception....

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Knit Picks Hawthorne Sock Lab

It’s time for a new cast on! If you saw on my instagram I'm having a fun Knit Along in my Patreon group for an Everything Socks KAL for the month of April!! I'm so excited to cast on a new pair of socks and get them on my needles.If you'd love to join click on the link to my Patreon group. Everyone is welcome!!   Pictured here is a skein of Knit Picks Hawthorne in High Desert, Knit Picks yarn bowl, Knit Picks needles and Gauge Ruler. I love working with Knit Picks Hawthorne. I’ve been wanting to knit my husband another pair of socks. When I saw this skein of Knit Picks Hawthorne High Desert I thought it...

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FREE HAT PATTERN- High Dessert Yarn- Knit Picks

    Knit Picks released a new yarn line called High Dessert. It comes in both a worsted and sport weight. They come in 12 beautiful colours you can choose from. It's made with 100% Shaniko Wool, completely manufactured in America. Each ball retails for $18.99 US.   The details ; Sport (298 yards/100 gram ball) Worsted (217 yards/100 gram ball) I think these are perfect for any garments and accessory knits. I've been really eyeing knitting up the new Knit Picks Chalet collection with the worsted weight!   PIN THIS POST FOR LATER     I decided to cast on a fun colorwork hat showing off some of the amazing colour combinations you could do with this range.  ...

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FREE Sock Pattern - Knit Picks Hawthorne Held double

Have you ever worked with Knit Picks Hawthorne sock yarn? It's amazing and durable. A great sock yarn for any knitter. I received many beautiful new skeins and I knew they needed to be cast on right away. Knit Picks Hawthorne in Slabtown This post was sponsored by Knit Picks. Some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.   I gravitated towards these two skeins of Hawthorne Multi in Slabtown. I noticed each of these skeins were dyed different, each it's own beautiful colour. I wondered how they would look held together! Progress photo using Knit Picks...

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Colorwork Tips and Tricks with a FREE Sock Pattern

Knit Picks Stroll is one of my favourite yarns for socks, sweaters and hats. It's crazy soft and very durable. I get asked questions on colour-work knitting all the time and wanted to provide you all a fun YouTube video with a sock pattern where you could knit along with me. Knit Picks Stroll in Treasure and White This post was sponsored by Knit Picks. Some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.   I gravitated towards these two skeins of Knit Picks Stroll since they went really nicely together and loved the contrast. Have fun with...

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