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Fun With Yarn: A Winter White Yarn Wreath Tutorial

By Andrea Sanchez

When the holidays are over and all the decorations are put back in the basement nothing exciting is left — no twinkling lights, glitter or garland. Beat the post-holiday blues (and clear out your stash) by decorating for winter, with this pretty DIY yarn wreath!

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Forget Colorwork Floats: Try Slip-Stitch Knitting

By Ashley Little

Most knitters already know about slipping a stitch. Abbreviated as "sl st," you can slip a stitch knitwise or slip a stitch purlwise. Slip stitches are especially helpful for making decreases (the ssk -- slip slip knit -- is one of my personal favorites). But did you know that the slip stitch is also handy when you're knitting colorwork?

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