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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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Big Wheels

Big Wheels in Neutrals headed to fibre space in Alexandria, VA for late April trunk show. Remember to visit us on Instagram (user id: hazelknits)

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Playing with BRIGHTS!

That's a whole lotta bright! (Saffron, Electrolyte and an "in-progress" pink!)

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March's Featured Color - Lipstick 1984

We are very excited about March's Featured Color of the Month, Lipstick 1984, a bright fuchsia pink with an undertone of blue. It was one of our early colors and, like the 80s, it's time for it to make a comeback. Clockwise from the top: Lipstick 1984 on Artisan Sock, Bougainvillea sock knit by Viki [...]

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What the HK is on Viki's Needles?

The last few months I've definitely gotten my knit on. So many projects have come off my needles (I've already knit 10 socks so far this year)! This is not usual for me. I knit a lot but I'm not the person who takes their knitting everywhere with them. I don't even knit in front [...]

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February 2015 Featured Color

Say hello to February 2015's Featured Color of the Month - Icicle!Icicle is a soft, yet bright turquoise blue. This color will be 10% off the regular price throughout the month of February.And because I know this question will inevitably be posed, here is a quick snapshot of Icicle and Cirrus together.Cirrus (smaller picture) is [...]

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