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Get the Look for Less – Make a Jumbo Pom Pom Bag Charm!

April 20th, 2016

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Celebrities Love Bag Charms: Emma Roberts, Cara Delevigne, Kylie Jenner, and Lily Allen

Jumbo pom pom bag charms are the must-have accessory for spring. We’re seeing them on celebrity purses everywhere – Emma Roberts, Cara Delevigne, Kylie Jenner, and Lily Allen are all fans, just to name a few! We love this trend because it’s so easy to DIY – all you need is a ball of yarn and a jumbo pom pom maker. Give it a try with our easy to follow photo tutorial!

Materials:
1 ball of Vanna’s Choice® (pictured in NEW Shocking Rose)
Clover Jumbo Pom Pom Maker
Keyring with chain (you can find keychain parts on Amazon, or get thrifty and repurpose the parts from an old keychain!)

PS –  this look is vegan-friendly!

Make a Jumbo Pom Pom!

 

 

5 Ways to Style a Circle or Triangle Shawl

April 20th, 2016

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There are so many beautiful shawls that you can make with Shawl in a Ball, you’ll be sporting a different one every day! Shira shared her style tips for a rectangle shawl but today she’s rocking the Easy Half Circle Shawl. She’ll show you even more ways to wear your new favorite accessory! Try these style with a triangle shawl like the Somerset Shawl too!

How do you wear your shawl?

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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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Check out a 360 degree view of this great garment below!

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Yoga for Knitters & Crocheters: Twist Around

April 16th, 2016

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Give a little twist and a little shout! I’m kidding no shouting.

This pose is going to help you out if have been sitting and knitting or crocheting all day. After doing this pose I felt like my body was longer! I know that sounds crazy but the idea of twisting and moving my arms that whole upper body movement really felt good!

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