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4 Most Popular Patterns made with Vanna’s Complement

April 18th, 2016

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The brushed look of Vanna’s Complement® makes it perfect for everything from hats to afghans! And you can get this yarn on sale all month along with all of Vanna’s signature collection yarns.

Shira picked out the most popular patterns knit and crocheted with Vanna’s Complement®. Which one is your favorite?

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Shoreline Afghan (crochet) Millbrook Cowl (crochet)
Tivoli Slouch Hat (knit) Deerfield V-Neck Pullover (knit)

Your Knit Style: the Westport Cabled Cardigan made with Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

April 17th, 2016

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There’s no piece of clothing I love more than a cardigan. Cardigans are the perfect addition to any outfit and it’s so easy to dress them up and down. They’re great for winter but also great to throw over your shoulders in the summer.

The Westport Cabled Cardigan is stunning! It’s simple but features a bold cable made with Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®.


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5 Most Popular Vanna’s Glamour® Patterns!

April 11th, 2016

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With all of Vanna’s yarns on sale in April, it’s easy to add a little sparkle to your knit and crochet projects! Vanna’s Glamour® is inspired by the glitz of Vanna’s signature look! It’s lightweight and machine washable making it the perfect yarn for spring weather, especially those projects that deserve a little bling.

Shira modeled the 5 most popular patterns made with Vanna’s Glamour® to give you some inspiration!

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Summer Sonata Shawl (crochet) Clean Line Cardigan (knit) Wedding Capelet (crochet)
Curvy Girl Openwork Top Down Pullover (crochet) Vanna’s Glamour is on sale! Glamour Jacket (knit)

Your Crochet Style: Popover Top made with Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

April 10th, 2016

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Get ready to turn heads! When you crochet this Popover Top, you are sure to grab attention. This oversized pullover is incredibly comfy and Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® makes this glitzy top sparkle!


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Top 3 Patterns made with Vanna’s Choice®!

April 8th, 2016

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This month all of Vanna’s yarns are on sale! Vanna’s Choice® has been one of your favorite yarns for years and your purchase helps to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. It’s a great yarn for everything from afghans to baby booties because it’s colorful, soft, and machine washable.

Shira modeled 3 of your favorite patterns that are made with Vanna’s Choice®. Which one is your favorite?

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5 1/2 Hour Afghan (crochet) Traffic Throw (knit) Chatsworth Cable Poncho (knit)