Transition Clothes from Summer to Fall – a Ravelry Roundup

School has started and we're facing down the dog days of summer. It put me in the mood for a Ravelry Roundup about transition clothes from summer to fall. Except for pants, these five patterns will make a complete look for these days where you need to be prepared for warm or cool temps. Alright, let's jump into the patterns! Stolen Moments Wrap by Amy Swenson I love love love the simplicity of this wrap. This is one of those wraps that you can just grab and go, which makes it perfect to … [Continue reading...]

Christmas in July & Frabjous Fibers Trunk Show Recap

Did you miss our Christmas in July Open House? Well, here's a little recap of the day so you can see what you missed! The event really centered around Wonderland Yarns by Frabjous Fibers. If you aren't already familiar with the line, Frabjous Fibers offers yarn, felted bags, spinning fibers, patterns and more. We had a samples of their offerings setup throughout the shop for this event, but the real star of the show was definitely the yarn. It's all hand-dyed, right here in the US, and comes … [Continue reading...]

Knitwits Contemporary Yarn Shop Virtual Tour

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After a battle with iMovie, I finally figured out how to put together a little virtual tour of our yarn shop! It isn’t too long – just about 48 seconds – and is more of a tease to get you interested in stopping by (because we want to meet you!) but it’s still pretty fun. […]

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Stash Buster Projects: Ravelry Roundup

This week’s Ravelry Roundup is all about stash buster projects. All of us have that bag/box/crate/etc of yarn ends that you can’t quite bring yourself to throw out, but don’t quite know what to use them for. Here’s a list of five great options for busting that stash – Stash-Buster Cushion This is a free […]

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Upcoming Knitwits Contemporary Yarn Shop Events

Upcoming Events Things are really buzzing at Knitwits lately! If you subscribe to our newsletter, you have an idea of what’s going on but for those who don’t subscribe (yet! You can subscribe by using the sign up box on the right hand side of the home page), or if you just want more information, […]

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A cool knit cardigan: What’s on the needles

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I’d had Thyone in my favorites list for ages. It’s a knit cardigan with an awesome slip stitch pattern. It was one of those projects. The kind of project that sits in your list because you’re waiting for the perfect something – the perfect time to cast it on… the perfect yarn. My perfect yarn […]

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Crochet and Knit Dresses for Summer: A Ravelry Roundup

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This week’s Ravelry Roundup is all about crochet and knit dresses for summer. I wish I knew how to crochet! Both of the crochet dresses in this roundup are seriously amazing. Read on to see the full list – Lace Dress This lace dress crochet pattern was originally published in Interweave Crochet 2004 and was […]

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Summer Knit Sweaters: A Ravelry Roundup

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It’s Monday and that means it’s time for a Ravelry Roundup! Every Monday, Yarn Stars posts a Ravelry Roundup featuring awesome patterns and finds on different themes or topics. If you have an idea for a Ravelry Roundup, visit our Contact page and send a message. This week’s Ravelry Round up is all about summer […]

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Knitting Sweaters that Fit—the FUN Way!

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I love knitting sweaters!  With sweater knitting, I love that all of my knitting skills are tested and challenged…I love learning something new with each sweater project…I love answering “Yes” to the question, “Did you make the sweater you’re wearing?”. BUT….I’m lazy.  I don’t like swatching and finishing…so, many of my sweater adventures ended prematurely […]

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YARN SALE

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Who doesn’t love a YARN SALE? Well, we’re back from TNNA and we need to make some space for the new yarns that we bought at market. The quickest way to clear off shelf space is hold a yarn sale. Select yarns are 50% OFF, all other yarns are 10% OFF! What’s on sale? Just […]

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