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Knitting and the Olympics

hannah kearneyThere’s no question that knitters love the Olympics, if for no other reason than that they allow us to sit for hours in front of the television, knitting, in the name of patriotism. But knitting and the Games are connected … Read More...

Celebrate the Start of the Olympics

Celebrate the Start of the Olympics

Although the Sochi Olympic games technically begin on February 6th, the opening ceremony will take place on February 7th. While most might celebrate the Olympics by watching the opening ceremony and the games themselves, why only do that when you … Read More...

Made in America Olympics Gear

olympics sweaters ralph laurenMost people know (I think, anyway) that Ralph Lauren has long been the official outfitter of the United States Olympic team. The fashion icon designs the outfits the athletes wear in the parade of nations as well as other gear … Read More...

Special Olympics Stops Scarf Project

2012 special olympicsMany knitters for the past couple of years have contributed knit scarves to the Scarves for Special Olympics project, which had knitters and crocheters making scarves for participants in the state-level winter games. But the program has been discontinued, with … Read More...

Giveaway: Nordic Knitting Books

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Congrats to our winner Chantel!

I’m sure it has something to do with the cold, but I have been reading a lot of books lately about knitting in northern Europe. Up there they know how to keep warm and they … Read More...

Olympic Torch Cupcake

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The Winter Olympics start February 7th. Will you be watching? I read there will be team figure skating this year. I envision a mini “Disney on Ice” without the characters. How about celebrating opening night with these cute Olympic Torch Read More...

101 Favorite Sandwich Recipes

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Are you planning on having a Super Bowl or Winter Olympics party? Maybe you need a quick family meal for the week or over the weekend. Or you’re just tired of the same meal plan and need a change. Here … Read More...