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How to work with unspun or woolen spun yarn. - Aimee Sher Makes
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How to work with unspun or woolen spun yarn.

The recommended yarns for quite a few of my winter weather patterns are unspun and woolen yarns. If you've heard of these yarns before, you probably have heard that they are delicate and prone to b...

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Stephanie's Perfect Coloring Book Raglans - Aimee Sher Makes
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Stephanie's Perfect Coloring Book Raglans

Stephanie’s Perfect Coloring Book Raglans Ever since the launch of the Coloring Book Raglan knitting pattern, so many knitters have worked up beautiful customized sweaters using this beginner patte...

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Your new favorite neck & shoulder knitting patterns. - Aimee Sher Makes
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Your new favorite neck & shoulder knitting patterns.

The weather suddenly turns from sunburn-inducing to just slightly chilly and suddenly, it's autumn! You might be feeling the urge to cast on something new and you'll need something that works up q...

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Why these yarns for the Coloring Book Tee? - Aimee Sher Makes
Category_Patterns

Why these yarns for the Coloring Book Tee?

One of the things I see a lot in our knitting community online is anxiety over ethical purchases. We put ourselves through “no buys” with mindsets borrowed from diet culture, periods of compulsive...

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Being bad at capitalism from a business perspective. - Aimee Sher Makes
Category_Knit Diverse

Being bad at capitalism from a business perspective.

When I first started my knitting design business, it was to support my friend Jen at 626 Yarn and her Thai Iced Tea gradient sock set. We ended up raising funds to donate towards organizations tha...

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6 ways to measure environmental impact by fiber. - Aimee Sher Makes
Category_Knit Diverse

6 ways to measure environmental impact by fiber.

Disclaimer: If you're new here, don't forget to read the previous posts in this series for context. We don't do yarn snobbery here so please do not take any information from my work to go and be a...

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Ways that your making practice is already radical. - Aimee Sher Makes
Category_Knit Diverse

Ways that your making practice is already radical.

Just a few ways your making practice is already making a big change. Learn what they are so you can expand your practice as a radical act for justice in other ways, so that we can go forth and make...

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No more fear: your scariest swatching questions answered! (1/??) - Aimee Sher Makes
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No more fear: your scariest swatching questions answered! (1/??)

Last week, I made a reel about reasons to love swatching, and put out a call in my Instagram Stories asking you what your biggest questions about swatching are. I answered what felt like a thousan...

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Does this yarn company align with my values? - Aimee Sher Makes
Category_Knit Diverse

Does this yarn company align with my values?

Disclaimer: Before you go on, please make sure you have read part 1 of the yarn values series so you’re not using this knowledge to be a yarn snob and judge other people. Additionally, I know some...

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