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Catnip Socks after a long catnap…

Catnip Socks

I can’t believe we are past the half-way point for 2016. I took a little time off from designing at the beginning of the year to concentrate on some projects around the house. Then life threw us a curveball when our mini-dachshund, Frank, began dislocating his shoulder. After many vet trips and referrals to surgeons […]

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Cloudborn Fibers Yarn – A Review

Cloudborn Fibers Yarn | frecklesandpurls.com

When Craftsy contacted me about trying their new in-house yarn, Cloudborn Fibers, I excitedly agreed! I chose to try out their Superwash Merino Worsted Twist and I knew exactly what I wanted to make with it. A Baa-ble hat! The colors I chose are (from left to right) Sky Blue, Natural, Slate Heather, and Scarlet. When the […]

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Pebble Brook

Pebble Brook pattern by Allison LoCicero | frecklesandpurls.com

My newest cowl pattern, Pebble Brook, is now available! For this pattern, I was inspired by the colors of the rocks and the flow of the water in a mountain stream. Pebble Brook uses slipped-stitch cables to highlight the color changes in variegated yarns and give this cowl a sense of movement. It is knit in the […]

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Introducing Ripplerock

Ripplerock pattern by Allison LoCicero | frecklesandpurls.com

The Winter 2015 issue of Twist Collective came out last week, and I am thrilled to have my newest shawl pattern in it! Ripplerock is a large, cozy shawl perfect for snuggling into on cold days.The body has a solid all-over diamond pattern that provides both interest and warmth and is knitted down and out […]

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It’s Gift-A-Long Time Again!

Gift-A-Long | frecklesandpurls.com

That’s right! The Indie Design Gift-A-Long starts TONIGHT! We kick things off at 8 pm EST with a SALE!  If you’ve never taken part in the Gift-A-Long you are in for a treat! This is the 3rd annual Gift-A-Long (GAL) and it grows larger every year! The Indie Design GAL is a multi-designer promotion to help […]

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