Category Archives: Special Sales

How to get 25% off on Ravelry for ALL of my mitten PDFs through February 2020

I’m thrilled to be a participating designer in The Woolly Thistle’s 5th Annual Colorwork Mitten KAL on Ravelry.  I’m giving a 25% discount on all of my colorwork mitten knitting pattern PDFs all month long (Feb 2020) to anyone participating … Continue reading

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Baby Elephant Blanket

I’m not too big on marketing.  I’d much rather be designing or knitting.  So, in case you just follow me here, through TwoStrands.com, and missed my lone post over the summer about moving my home, business and website… Here’s a … Continue reading

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Free Knitting Pattern: Mittens in a Blink

UPDATE, September 2018:  This free pattern has been moved to my new knitting website, MaryAnnStephens.com.  Here’s the link to my new free knitting patterns page.  Below, you’ll see more of my designs using super-bulky yarns: Supernova Hat in Hubro  

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Nordic Easter Egg knitting pattern

It sure has been one long, hard winter!  But, if you can believe it, we’re just two weeks away from spring. While Mother Nature is apparently still enthralled with winter, someone else has been busily focusing on the colorful, lively … Continue reading

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Hubro Mittens – free knitting pattern with yarn purchase

I’m happy to report that my “Mittens in a Blink” ladies’ super bulky mitten pattern, introduced to you a few weeks ago in Malabrigo Rasta 100% merino, works beautifully with Dale of Norway Hubro 100% wool, too. (See above, in … Continue reading

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Yarn on Sale

I’ve just made a bunch of updates to the “Yarn on Sale” page.  (See also top right of menu.) Definitely check it out – there are some beautiful deals here!  Since they’re predominantly discontinued yarns, email me at mas “AT” … Continue reading

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Tulip Mittens, a Fair Isle / Norwegian / Turkish stranded knitting design

I knit my ladies’ Tulip Mittens in 3 shades of Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift jumper weight wool –  two 25g balls for the medium blue, “Merlin”, one ball of the light “Natural White” and one ball of the dark “Prussian Blue”.  … Continue reading

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