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Posted by Amanda on 29th Jun 2016

The Website Got A Facelift

Our website recently received a facelift - and we're thrilled. Our online store now has a cleaner look, with a neat-o check-out process that notifies you if you're close to getting free shipping!…

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World Wide Knit in Public Day

Posted by Alice Clary on 22nd May 2016

World Wide Knit in Public Day

World Wide Knit In Public Day 2016Once a year, knitters, around the world, will stealthily coordinate with other knitters to boldly and un-shamelessly "Knit In Public" - on the same day. This year, the World Wide Knit In Public Day is on Saturday, June 18, 2016.But why do we want to knit in public, you ask?The answer: We want knitters, who often knit at home, or in yarn shops, such as the Raging Wool, to get outdoors and show off their skill…

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Posted by Amanda on 29th Apr 2016

Ending April with a Bang

Friday's here and I'm late posting this blog. It could be the garage-door spring that broke (BANG!), or the non-napping two-and-a-half-year-old, or the husband's busy week filled with work get-togethers (that in turn makes my week busy in his absence). Yes, it's all these things -- the little quirks to my week that make me SO look forward to my Friday night knitting time. As April comes to an end, I'm thinking about summer, heat, family plans, an…

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22nd Apr 2016

Mango Moon on the Mind

Mango Moon is such a fun company - their yarns are filled with fun beads, color, and texture. What's even better is that your purchase helps the Indonesian men and women who make these beautiful fibers, by helping to provide health care, shelter and education for their families. This week, we're looking at four warm-weather worthy varieties from Mango Moon :Mantra (showin in Purple Turquoise at left) is an aran weight cotton and rayon blend k…

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Posted by Amanda on 14th Apr 2016

One-Skein Projects - Everyone's Favorite

Who has a limited budget, or just one skein of something around the house? Almost every knitter or crocheter is likely raising their hand right now. What we love about the free pattern picks this week is that each of them needs just one skein of the yarn we've paired it with! That mean quick knits, crochets, and the change from WIP to FO we love so much. We're still talking cotton yarns this month, and we love just how versatile it can be!Un…

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