How to Create a Simple, Beautiful Scarf with Leftover Yarn
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How to Create a Simple, Beautiful Scarf with Leftover Yarn

Check out Jane’s Leftover Yarn Scarf — you won’t believe that such a lovely scarf uses leftover yarn! Leftover yarn. It’s so hard to know what to do with it sometimes, isn’t it? I think the most frugal knitters among us absolutely hate to throw out yarn. It seems so wasteful, even if I have…

Your Ultimate Guide to Cowls: 15 Fabulous Free Patterns
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Your Ultimate Guide to Cowls: 15 Fabulous Free Patterns

An excellent alternative to scarves, cowls come in many shapes and sizes. Find free patterns for infinity scarves, chunky neckwarmers, and skinny neckwarmers Once upon a time, I didn’t think much of cowls. (See this post for proof.) But over the past few years, I’ve actually come to see cowls as preferable to scarves, which…

A Complete Set of 3 Free Knitting Patterns Perfect for Charity
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A Complete Set of 3 Free Knitting Patterns Perfect for Charity

Here’s a way to knit a set of 3 winter accessories perfect for charity Readers of KnittingforCharity.org and the Knitting Nuggets Newsletter are truly the best! I received another reminder of this a few days ago, when reader Sharon Malazard sent me a photo of a set of matching winter accessories — hat, scarf, and…

14 Fun & Beautiful Children’s Scarves to Knit – Free!
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14 Fun & Beautiful Children’s Scarves to Knit – Free!

Tilt the odds in your favor (of a scarf being worn!) with these free patterns for children’s scarves to knit One type of knitting pattern seems to separate children from babies and toddlers: the scarf. We don’t usually put scarves on babies or toddlers, for a few reasons. Number one, there tends to be very…

How to Knit a Beautiful Cowl with Leftover Yarn Anyone Will Love
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How to Knit a Beautiful Cowl with Leftover Yarn Anyone Will Love

Check out these 7 free knitting patterns that will create a striking cowl with leftover yarn Cheapskate. Miser. Skin-flint. Such harsh words for such an admirable quality, that of being frugal. Well, to me it feels admirable! At least, it is when I’m doing it. When my husband is raising his eyebrows over my desire…