The Purl Code KAL

The Purl Code KALJoin us for the new Streetalong, and make The Purl Code Sweater with us! Grab your kit from Independence Street Yarns and knit along with us, using videos from the technical support page with ALL the stuff you need to know to CODE your very own...

Ombre Colorwork Gift Set

Ombre Colorwork Gift Set KAL Small projects go SO FAST! Making them out of WORSTED weight yarn makes them go EVEN FASTER. This is the Quick Ombre Hat by Emily Dormier! This is one of the BEST introductory projects for colorwork EVER. If you have been...

Soldotnalong

Soldotnalong The Soldotna Crop is JUST. SO. CUTE! The ladies from Colorful Eclectic Yarn and Six & Seven Fiber thought so, too!  So much so that they are sponsoring this beautiful knit along lovingly know as Soldotnalong. The yoke on this sweater is so very detailed,...

Briochealicious KAL

Briochealicious KAL Oh dear, I think I am obsessed with Brioche. IT'S SO SOFT AND SQUISHY I CAN'T GET ENOUGH! Listen, don't be scared of it, it's MUCH easier than you thought it would be!  Let's walk through it TOGETHER so you can learn it and LOVE IT. Go...

The Knife Grinder’s Daughter KAL

Knife Grinder's Daughter KAL I can already tell you I plan to LIVE in this sweater. It's a boxy shape, so it drapes SO good and hides rumply stuff, and the box shape makes it EASY to knit cuz NO SHAPING. Dream project! Grab yourself some Soft Squish from...

Golden Hour KAL

The Golden Hour KAL I am just MESMERIZED by this shawl!  There are so many fun facets to it: color-work, nups, garter ridges, yarn overs - it makes it beautiful to look at, and entertaining to make.  This is one of those intricate patterns that is pretty...

Butterfly Effect CAL

Butterfly Effect CAL Butterfly Effect CAL Part One: Getting Started It's time for some crochet action!  In this video, we learn how to get started on The Butterfly Effect shawl. I am an experienced crochetist, and even I got confused for a minute trying to...

Love Socks KAL

Love Socks KAL I made two pairs of these socks as a wedding gift (and the bonus baby ones when I found out they were expecting!), and there is SO MUCH good stuff to learn in this project we decided to make it a KAL. These top-down heel-flap socks are a...

Timeless Henley KAL

Timeless Henley Yippie! Time for a new Knit Along! Below is the first video in the Timeless Henley series. We talk about supplies, choosing size, stitches used in this pattern, and getting started. I'm using Independence Street Yarn in the base called...

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Learn To Knit

OK, it’s TIME. You’ve wanted to, so snuggle up, leave the dishes in the sink, and let’s KNIT. I promise you’ll thank me later! Let’s Do It!

Learn To Crochet

Let’s learn to CROCHET! Sometimes it is fun to put the knitting needles down and SPEED through a project with your crochet hook. You’ll LOVE it!  Let’s Get Started!