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Oversized Knits are this Year’s Fashion Hit

Just ask anyone who loves to knit, nothing makes us happier than when Winter fashion trends point toward knitwear. Are you kidding — the opportunity to create our very own super hip knits that we see in all the shop windows, but in the colours and fibres we choose? It just doesn’t get any…

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Cascade Mondo

It happens every year, even though every year we tell ourselves we won’t let it happen again…it’s three days before Christmas and you decide that you need to crank out just one more gift to tuck under the tree. You arrive at your LYS armed with a fierce determination and the biggest knitting needles…

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Knit the Knitterati Squares with Marsha and Trish – Block #13

Block #13 in the Cascade Knitterati KAL was released a few days early this week and Team Estelle volunteer knitter Trish, was over the moon as soon as she saw it. Having recently discovered the beauty of Japanese stitches, this gentle introduction was a welcome treat. Much to the delight of many of the…

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MORE Estelle Free Patterns!

Last week we added four fabulous new patterns for Estelle Alpaca Merino DK to our ever expanding Free Pattern selection and not a moment too soon! With the cold winter mornings upon us, there really is nothing better to bundle up in than a cozy shawl. We just know that as soon as you see our newest shawls…

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Estelle Rainbow Autumn and Free Patterns

Rainbow Autumn Back in June we told you all about Rainbow Autumn, the newest member of the Estelle Yarns gradient family, that would be launched in the Fall. Fast forward a few short months and we can say without a doubt that Rainbow Autumn has become one of the hottest yarns on the market….

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Knit the Knitterati Squares with Marsha and Trish – Block #12

Move over Block #11, there’s a new square in town! According to our volunteer knitter Trish, the newest pattern in the Cascade Knitterati Knit Along is a fun and addictive knit! So fun in fact, she got a little carried away and knit two thirds of the pattern in one sitting! Judging from the…

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Knitted Knockers of Canada

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we think there is no better time to remind you about an organization we are proud to sponsor, Knitted Knockers of Canada. It is likely that we all have a mother, sister, aunt, friend or other loved one who has been affected by breast cancer which is why…

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Brittany Needles and Hooks

It’s no secret that knitters and crocheters are looking for ethically produced products as we are all becoming more and more conscious of our carbon footprint. Brittany prides itself in being an ecologically-minded company that strives to minimize its environmental impact at every stage of production. As fibre artists look to source their supplies as close…

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Knit the Knitterati Squares with Marsha and Trish

With ten blocks down and six to go we feel like we are cruising quickly toward the end of the Cascade Knitterati KAL and our feelings are mixed at this point. We’re happy to soon wrap up in the fruits of our labour, but sad at the same time that we are coming to…

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King Cole Yarns Vlog

Many of you remember the days when the only way you got to see new yarns was on the pages of your favourite knitting magazine or when new stock came in at your LYS. Now that new products can be viewed quickly and conveniently online, King Cole is taking a different approach to the launch of…

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