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Indie Dyer and New Knit's Fabulous! Artisan: Lillian Periut

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Lillian Periut is the founder and passionate hand-dyer behind HubCity Fibers. A native New Jerseyan, she lives in New Brunswick (AKA HubCity) with her cat Freud. She discovered knitting at the age of 9, while visiting the public library in her home town in Little Ferry, NJ- where the librarians and town residents had a weekly knitting club. But it wouldn't be until college that Lillian started to delve into the other crafts related to fiber like: spinning and dyeing yarn. In 2015, Lillian became obsessed with any fiber related subject that she decided to open up an Etsy store to...

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Trending on Ravelry

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If you follow us on our social channels (which you should), you know we love to feature free patterns! This week on the blog we wanted to expand those weekly free Ravelry patterns to this post! This Lilla by Brenda York shawl is made with just 3 skeins of Berroco Vintage! Springtime is coming and this pattern would be a great project to make and to wear as the weather transitions! Work with three skeins of the same color or three different colors blended! Be creative and we would love to see your progress! © Berroco, Inc.  A few weeks...

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Events at Knit's Fabulous

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We love hosting events where knitters can get together to knit, learn, have fun, and of course - enhance their stash! Earlier this month we hosted our Super Sale celebrating Superbowl Sunday and our one year anniversary with sales, giveaways, in-store promos, and snacks.  Missed out on the fun? Don't worry we have another great day planned for the end of this month! Renowned teacher, former shop owner, and designer Dori Kershner will be at Knit's Fabulous for a full day of fun! Join us on February 27th for free classes and a trunk show. Here's a list of the...

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Playing With Color: The Yarns of Rhichard Devrieze

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We are so excited to be carrying The Yarns of Rhichard Devrieze at Knit's Fabulous! This brand of hand-dyed yarns began as a pet project after Rhichard and his partner moved to a farm in rural Ontario, Canada. Rhichard is a self-proclaimed French Bulldog lover and color enthusiast and his yarns certainly show that. Richard's grandfather was a master dyer in the Netherlands, and we can see he's doing a wonderful job in carrying on the family tradition. (Above, from left - Worsted in: Calabria, The Times, Shake Me)  Rhichard calls his popular method of producing speckle dyed skeins "stippling" which brings...

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It's Sock Season at Knit's Fabulous!

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We're sock yarn crazy at Knit's Fabulous! this month. Sock yarn is a perfect gift for a special knitter in your life; one 100 gram skein from most brands will make a pair of socks!  Yarns pictured (from left): Berroco Sox, Baah La Jolla, and Great Adirondack Yarn Soxie   Hermione's Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder - This pattern produces a classic textured sock. Great for folks who are just getting started with socks or want to move on from the basic stockinette sock.We've collected some of our favorite free sock patterns here to inspire your sock knitting! How I...

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