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DK Pattern Suggestions

Our upcoming Summer sale (date to be announced) is going to include a whole lot of Split Skeins (previously known as "Knotty Naughty") in Lively DK, so I thought it would be fun to have a look around on Ravelry and find some awesome DK weight patterns to share with you. Keep reading until the [...]

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my new stapler is the same color as Electrolyte!

my new stapler is the same color as Electrolyte!

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What the HK is on your Needles? Vol. 39

Time to check out Ravelry projects again and see what some of you have been knitting with Hazel Knits yarn.First up today is Ceres' (ravname: samsaraknitter) cozy Camas hat by Cory Ellen Boburg. Ceres knit hers in Cadence in Phinney Ridge (currently exclusive to the Fiber Gallery). Toasty!Nancy (ravname: nancyann) knit this stunning Ashton shawl [...]

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What the HK is on Viki's Needles?

My abundant sock knitting has continued over the last couple of months. I'm obviously spurred on by my participation in the Claire Ellen Lord of the Rings Sock Club. I'm almost managing to keep up.The one sock that I just can't seem to finish is February's The Falls of Rauros socks. I've finished one sock [...]

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What the HK is on Your Needles? Vol. 38

I spent a little time last week poking around Ravelry and found some new projects knit in Hazel Knits that I'm dying to share with you.Like usual, I'm inspired by the patterns, the colour choices and the photography.Let's have a look, shall we?Up first today, is Anj's (ravname: knittyanj) Cruisermittens by Cailyn Meyer. Anj chose [...]

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Northwest LYS tour

Today is the first day of the Northwest LYS tour - a local event for us - and we have two new colorways to show off.Phinney Ridge is a blue-purple-teal color that was inspired by both the flowers in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood and also by the colored stripes on our light rail trains. This [...]

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Happy Anniversary to Dave (the dyer!)

Happy "Work" anniversary to my favorite fella, Dave. Three years ago today, he said goodbye to the hullabaloo of corporate life and took over the dyeing here at Hazel Knits. He sure has a knack for it!

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Shimacho Swatch Books

Sometimes I'm worried all of our technology will wipe out the traditions of old - written family recipes, faded photo albums - and other record keeping like this swatch book. This is beautiful!"A shimacho–or stripe album–is a keepsake of home weaving swatches which was composed by families to remember the cloth they’ve woven. It’s been [...]

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