Blog Posts

#HatNotHate

#HatNotHate was created in 2018 as an anti-bullying campaign by Lion Brand Yarn. Shira, the founder, has been asking knitters and crocheters to make blue hats to be sent out to schools in order to bring awareness to this problem. Since the start of...

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Quick Knit Gifts

It is crunch time for knitters and crocheters! We need to get those special handmade gifts done and fast! So to help you out a little bit, I am sharing some of my favorite quick projects that would be perfect gifts this holiday season. Chunky...

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Favorite Hats

Winter is right around the corner. We all know how cold it can get in Central NY. These hats are stylist and warm and can be great presents! Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure This slouchy hat uses 1 skein of fingering weight yarn. We all have...

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Quick Crochet Gifts

It is crunch time for knitters and crocheters! We need to get those special handmade gifts done and fast! So to help you out a little bit, I am sharing some of my favorite quick projects that would be perfect gifts this holiday season. Comfy...

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Our Favorite Knit Shawl Patterns

Many of us are home during this global pandemic or at least have had our normal routine disrupted. So I thought I would share more patterns that we love at Love & Stitches. I thought it would only be one blog post. Then as I was looking through my...

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Our Favorite Crochet Shawl Patterns

Many of us are home during this global pandemic or at least have had our normal routine disrupted. So I thought I would share more patterns that we love at Love & Stitches. I thought it would only be one blog post. Then as I was looking through my...

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Dish Cloth to Spa Cloth

Dish cloth, wash cloth, scrubbie, spa cloth, mappine - no matter what you call it, there's no reason they have to be boring. This week's pattern round up will show some fun ways to use your cotton yarn. Click the photos for the Ravelry pattern...

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New Year, New Yarn!

Introducing the Love & Stitches 2022 Yarn Challenge! Happy New Year! 2021 is finally over and we get to feel like we have a little bit of a fresh start. Over the past few weeks I have been working on something really fun for this year. Love &...

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