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Put A Ring On It {A Trick for Mastering Continental Knitting}

Hi. My name is Nikki, and I used to be a thrower. Yes, I used to “throw” my yarn when knitting (and purling) but those days are long gone. I’ve seen the error of my ways. In all seriousness, I … Continue reading

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{Vacation!} 3 Tips For Bringing Your Crafting On The Road With You

Am I the only one that looks forward to long road trips because that means I get 3+ hours  (each way!) of uninterrupted knitting time in the car? If you blushed when you read that because you think the same … Continue reading

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Knit-Along with Nikki, In Stitches and Evernote!

Where my knitters at??? I’ve been working on a fabulous and fun knit-along with the craft ambassador, Jenni Lathrop, from Evernote and it kicks off TODAY! We have both knit and crochet projects coming your way, prizes, “show and tell,” … Continue reading

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Stitch Markers: A Simple Jewelry Making How-To

All of you know I dabble in a little bit of every crafty medium, so when Cousin Corporation asked me to create a how-to using their beads, findings, etc., I couldn’t wait to put my “knitty” spin on a basic … Continue reading

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Pattern PDF’s Now Available!

Good news! After many, many requests for a “printer friendly” version of my free patterns, I came to my senses and created PDF’s for them! You can find them right in the post they belong with, usually just under my … Continue reading

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Top 10 Countdown! #1: A Hooded Scarf, The New Little Black Dress

We have FINALLY reached the #1 project on the Nikki, In Stitches Top 10 Countdown! Is it me, or did this take forever?? I’m happy this is the #1 project because it was the first big project I did, and … Continue reading

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Top 10 Countdown! #2: Entrelac Knit Baby Blanket

And the Nikki, In Stitches Top 10 Countdown continues! This entrelac knit baby blanket is such a favorite of mine, it found its way onto the current Make It Together page. (By the way, you must take a peek at … Continue reading

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Top 10 Countdown! #4: Crocheted “Quilt”

  This super easy blanket is a fan fave, and still one of my go-to gifts for friends having little ones.  In fact, I literally just finished up this blanket (white crocheted front, blue backing, and yellow border) and shipped … Continue reading

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Entrelac Knit Baby Blanket

Entrelac knitting is surprisingly easy given how intricate it looks. Simple knit and purl are all that are used. This blanket is made extra comfy and cozy by the backing and binding sewn on at the end. Such a simple … Continue reading

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Top 10 Countdown! #6: Tunisian Crochet – Cabled Scarf

  Ouch!! I cringed a little (well, actually…a lot) when I saw this post on the Nikki, In Stitches Top 10 list.  Not because it’s not a good project (this is one of my favorite scarves and I continue to … Continue reading

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