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St. Patrick’s Day Inspiration

St. Patrick’s Day is less than 2 weeks away, and we’ve got the need for all things green! Green is traditionally worn on St. Patrick’s Day to give its wearer the luck of the Irish. Even if you don’t have Irish roots, our selection of green-themed patterns and workshops will leave you feeling jollier than a leprechaun who just found a pot of gold!

These Interweave patterns (sham) rock!

Irish Lace Top

Exude Celtic charm each time you wear this delicate shell. The show stopping element of this lightweight piece is the floral insert that is inspired by Irish crochet.

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Solas Caomh Crochet Pattern 

Spring’s warmth keeps slipping in and out of the Midwest, and we may experience a chilly St. Patrick’s Day this year. If you’re also putting up with inconsistent weather, keep the little ones warm and cozy on St. Patrick’s Day with this elegantly cabled baby blanket. If you have any friends or loved ones expecting this spring, crochet them a precious keepsake that is both beautiful and practical.

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Clover Camisole Knitting Pattern 

What could be better than finding a four-leaf clover? Knitting this clover-adorned camisole and wearing it on March 17! Here at Interweave Yarn Fest, we’re all about creating pieces that can be used time and time again. This versatile camisole top can be worn alone on toasty summer days, or layered under a blazer when the weather gets chilly.

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Shamrock Fields Throw Pattern

If you’re hosting a party in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, this lacy crocheted throw is a must! The shamrock motifs are festive, yet subtle enough to decorate your furniture all year. If you want to make your throw extra spring appropriate, stick to a minty-green shade when selecting your yarn–just like the color in the photo!

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Boost your fiber art know-how in these technique-rich workshops! 

 Fractal Frolic: Exploring Fractal Spinning (3 hours)
Instructor: Jillian Moreno
Technique: Spinning
Crochet Cables (3 hours)
Instructor: Daniela Nii
Technique: Crochet
 Introduction to Double Knitting (3 hours)
Instructor: Annie Modesitt
Technique: Knitting
 Learn how to create a beautiful striping pattern in your hand-dyed fiber by using varying colors and sizes. After you spin your way to an intricately striped fiber, you’ll view knitted samples to see the stunning results of fractal spinning.  Think cables are for knitters only? Think again! Learn the fundamentals of making crocheted cables and leave with your own crocheted cable swatch in hand to use for future reference.  Get the scoop on how to create socks and mittens on straight needles with no seams, and learn multiple techniques for thickening your fabric. This workshop will break your fear of making a tube without the use of circular needles.

 

Whether your St. Patrick’s Day tradition is having a pint of green beer, learning about Irish history or just using the holiday as an excuse to wear green from head to toe, we hope you put a creative twist on your celebration this year. Less than 2 weeks after St. Patrick’s Day, Interweave Yarn Fest kicks off! If you want to learn a new technique, introduce yourself to a new craft or advance your current set of skills, you have to join us! It all happens March 30 – April 2, in Loveland, CO. We will see you there!


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