Category Archives: Lovely Patterns

What’s Hot in the Shop

The hottest knit this summer has been the popular Pixelated Baby Blanket. Written by Chief Lovely, Sue Caldwell, this pattern is a simple Linen Stitch worked with just one skein each of three complementary colors creating a pixel effect. Best … Continue reading

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Retired Working Girls Need Sweaters, Too

Get your mind out of the gutter…not those working girls! I’m talking about hens. Chickens. Yes, chickens. When hens on commercial chicken farms are considered to be past their prime, they are usually sold for slaughter. Rescue groups have popped … Continue reading

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What’s On the Needles: 500 Hats

I’m not making 500 hats, we are! Every year since 2009, Lovelyarns has collected 500+ hats for donation to a local elementary/middle school.  Last year we visited Armistead Gardens Elementary, and we’ll probably be going back there again this year (tentative!). … Continue reading

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New Pattern: Argyle Mosaic Hat

We got a new shipment of the craziest colors of Classic Shades, and we couldn’t resist the mosiac knitting opportunity that presented itself. “Mosaic” knitting is a kind of stranded colorwork that uses a plain or base-color yarn and a … Continue reading

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New Store Pattern: Evening in Venice

Introducing the newest pattern from the Lovelyarns compendium: Evening in Venice.  Venice is a gorgeous, bulky, sparkly alpaca blend from Hand Painted Knitting Yarns which just came in a few weeks ago, and it could not be more luscious!  Worked … Continue reading

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