Zoe’s Chunky Two Color Spiral Hat

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of being a pattern tester for Zoe Deterding, my UK buddy on Facebook and YouTube, and I’m thrilled to say the pattern is now¬†available FREE on Ravelry!

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Margaret’s Note: While this calls for chunky yarn, I’ve successfully done it in #4 worsted (Red Heart Soft) and #1 sock yarn (Sensations Truly). All you need to do is watch the size of the crown to know when to stop decreasing. ¬†Here’s a wonderful chart to help you with sizing.

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Photography on a Budget

I’ve been asked on more than one occasion to share how I take pictures of my yarn work so here I am! If you are really into photography, then this video is not for you. These are simple, basic tips for making the most of what you already have to make quality shots for online sales.

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