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  1. Blog #33 Meg Swansen on Seamless Yoke Sweaters

    gray wool sample that shows half the square woven with blue wool and sewing up needle

    Meg Swansen demonstrates making seamless joins for sweater construction.

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  2. Blog #32 Meg Swansen on Fair Isle

    close up of Mary Rowe's Starry Night tam in blues and yellow

     Fair Isle is a specific and satisfying kind of color-pattern knitting, and can be differentiated from all other types. It is unique to that series of small islands, alone in the North Sea. 

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  3. Blog #31 Meg Swansen on the Mitten Thumb Trick

    Black and White Knit Mittens with red thread

    When working color-patterned mittens, use the Thumb Trick

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  4. Blog #30 Meg Swansen on Invisible Joins and Sleeves

    close up drawing of how to knit up invisibly

    Meg demonstrates knitting up invisibly and lengthening the sleeves on the surprise jacket.

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  5. Blog #29 Meg Swansen on Knitting in Solidarity

    Lloie Schwartz petting a black nosed sheep with farmer in Italy

    "Knit on, with confidence and hope, through all crises." Elizabeth Zimmermann

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  6. Blog #28 Meg Swansen on Knitting Hearts

    Image of a heart hat in pink and cream

    Meg talks about knitting hearts and a discovery of one of EZs knitted heart innovations.

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  7. Blog #27 Meg Swansen on Blending Dye-Lots

    image of purple and blue sweater body with chart and wool next to it

    Meg discusses blending dye-lots.

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  8. Blog #26 Meg Swansen on Knitting with Alpaca

    close up of a lace pointed cowl in purple

    Meg discusses knitting with alpaca and offers a free cowl pattern.

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  9. Blog #25 Meg Swansen on Vests & Knitting Color Motifs

    Eli Swansen, young blonde man, wearing the Faroe pattern sweater, black and cream wool

    Meg discusses Faroese designs in Wool Gathering, knitting motifs uninterrupted, and travel.

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  10. Blog #24 Cully Swansen on The EZ Knitting Calculator for Surprise Jackets

    Different sizes and variations of surprise jackets from small to large, bottom to top on placed on each other

    Cully writes about the new update to his EZ Calculator for Surprise Jackets, an online calculator that produces row by row instructions for any size surprise jacket.

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