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Knitting for a Cause

Thanks for signing up for the Knitting for a Cause Challenge! Click any of the images below to download our blanket or hat patterns, ranging from Beginner to Intermediate levels. Continue to scroll down to learn more about the best ways to donate your knitted goods, and where to donate them. Be sure to save…

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14-Day Learn to Knit Series

Have you been curious about knitting, but don’t know where to start? This 14-Day Learn to Knit series will help you begin your knitting journey, teaching you the basics and guiding you through your first knitting project. The first lessons cover knitting supplies and terminology. From there, the lessons move on to teach you how…

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Show Us Your Project

Whether it’s your first project, or your current work in progress, all are welcome. Show off your project and be featured on our website. Please share a few words about your project (yarn used, reason you made it, name of pattern, etc.)

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Meet the Knitter: Rebecca McKenzie

Rebecca is the knitwear designer behind the Raging Purlwind brand. The brand grew out of Rebecca’s desire to create clothes that would fit all body sizes well and help others feel confident about their bodies. She has a whimsical style and enjoys designing colorful, vintage-inspired knitwear pieces that she hopes will become staples in an everyday wardrobe. Rebecca learned to knit at an early age from her grandmother, has taught numerous knitting classes, and enjoys sharing all she has learned as a knitter with others.

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Meet the Knitter: Michele Lee Bernstein

Michele Lee Bernstein, PDXKnitterati, loves designing accessories, especially if they use one or two skeins of very special yarn. She’s fond of texture (brioche, lace, entrelac, elongated stitches), and enjoys using interesting techniques to make small objects sing. She loves teaching knitters to be the boss of their knitting, and does so at local yarn shops in Oregon, fiber festivals including Vogue Knitting Live, guild retreats, and now all over the world via Zoom! Find her on Instagram, Facebook, Ravelry, and her website PDXKnitterati.com.

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Meet the Knitter: Meghan Jones

Meghan lives and knits in beautiful Washington state with her husband, 4 kids, 2 dogs, 2 cats and 8 chickens. She has a BFA in Fibers and Textiles with extensive work on the Compu-Dobby Loom, Japanese wax resist natural dyes, painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, and photography. She now designs knitwear under her own label Little NutMeg Productions, as well as contributing patterns to magazines, books, and yarn companies.

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Meet the Knitter: Mary Beth Temple

Mary Beth is a long-time designer of knit, crochet and sewing patterns, and lover of any other type of craft that comes across her path! She can often be found crafting by the beach near her home in Wilmington, North Carolina, and makes no guarantees that there won’t be sand in her samples.

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Meet the Knitter: Jill Wright

Jill’s mother taught her to knit and sew at the age of 6. She also learned to crochet at age 8. Jill learned to make her own clothes from an early age and has experience in machine sewing and machine knitting, rubber stamping, beadwork, spinning, cross stitch, felting, and a multitude of other crafts. She began designing in 2007 and has been published in several knitting and crochet magazines, as well as having designed for many yarn companies.

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The Knitting Circle Mystery Knit Along: Week 3

It’s the last week of our Mystery Knit Along! It’s gone by so fast! It’s been great knitting with you all. This pattern was created by Managing Editor of The Knitting Circle, Jen Lucas. Jen has been knitting for almost 20 years and designing patterns for over a decade. She has designed knit and crochet…

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Meet the Knitter: Jen Lucas

Jen has been knitting for almost 20 years and designing patterns for over a decade. She has designed knit and crochet patterns for yarn companies and magazines and has self-published dozens of patterns. Jen is the author of 6 knitting books, including the best-selling book, Sock-Yarn Shawls. She loves to create beautiful, fun, and easy-to-follow knit & crochet patterns.

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