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  1. Angie
    January 20, 2017 @ 8:34 am

    Do I wish I had the opportunity to learn from TCN when my children were young. This site is just lovely. My granddaughter is going to be beautifully kitted out…and hopefully I will have more to knit for. And for the big kids, myself and hubby, there are lots of cool ideas. I especially love the way your treatments encourage creativity.

  2. Judy Phillips
    January 19, 2017 @ 2:50 pm

    I’ve been seeing (and knitting!) your patterns for a while now, but just got on your mailing list and decided to join your Ravelry group and KAL. Thanks so much for all the support and mindfulness you offer knitters, It’s a great, productive thing to do in these challenging times,

  3. lucy
    May 29, 2016 @ 11:11 pm

    Just knitting antler beanie for my son.downloaded pattern from your wonderful informative web page thankyou so much enjoy learning and knitting more of your patterns.tar again

  4. Kim Winter
    March 7, 2016 @ 2:12 pm

    I am ready to perfect my stranding and this is the year to do it!

  5. Christina
    February 10, 2016 @ 8:52 am

    I’m going to be a month behind on starting my learning, as I have both knitting and crochet WIPs I have to finish in Feb. However, I just purchased Stephen West’s Exploration Station, and I’m looking forward to learning short rows and brioche as I make up that shawl. I agree, choosing colours can be difficult but fun!

    I just found your site, so I’m having fun exploring. Thank you for such a great resource.

  6. Sandy Steen
    January 22, 2016 @ 12:48 pm

    Just discovered your site thanks to a post on Knitting Paradise. So much good stuff. I was wondering if the pattern for the blue and turquoise cowl pictured is available. It looks like a Brichoe Stitch but I’m not sure.

    • alexaludeman
      January 25, 2016 @ 12:52 pm

      Yep, it’s on Ravelry, by Stephen West

  7. Robyn B.
    January 21, 2016 @ 2:06 pm

    I started the Harvest hat last night!! I love it and cables aren’t as daunting as I thought. Especially with the Tin Can Knits tutorials ::))

  8. Julie
    January 21, 2016 @ 1:50 pm

    I’m thinking the Askews Me shawl (two color brioche) would be nice. I made a turban headband to learn the brioche stitch and loved it. Color would be good!

  9. Robin
    January 21, 2016 @ 12:50 pm

    I can’t wait to post my Gothic Lace. My first lace and buttonhole project. Thank you Alexa and Emily for such great patterns and tutorials!!

  10. Elizabeth
    January 21, 2016 @ 12:17 pm

    I ended last year by learning to knit socks using the rye pattern!

  11. Penny Jenkins
    January 21, 2016 @ 10:50 am

    I have yarn for the vivid blanket – started a square and then moved on to another project. This year I’d like to finish Vivid – I certainly find the squares challenging!

  12. Pam Ralston
    January 21, 2016 @ 10:36 am

    Thanks to your Bonbon hat pattern, I already learned cables this year! My next project is socks, so I will go to your tutorials and cat on! I am so inspired by your patterns!

  13. Lynne Phelps
    January 19, 2016 @ 8:32 pm

    I love your patterns and pin boards. The link to the New Tricks board is not working, it says it can’t display that board and brings me to your main Pinterest page instead. Is it a secret board?

    Would love to see what you’ve saved there! Brioche is on my list too!

  14. Gale
    January 19, 2016 @ 6:14 pm

    2-color brioche is high on my list this year. I also hope to learn more difficult things, such as seaming (which is difficult for me). Thank you for all your wonderful tutorials.

  15. JulieMazz
    January 19, 2016 @ 6:08 pm

    Brioche is on my list already. I think I’ll have to start with one color and then break into 2. I am looking forward to hearing about your experiences. I know your explanation for german short rows was the best I’ve read to date and made my last two projects go smoothly, thanks!

  16. D.Muse (@ghosterella)
    January 19, 2016 @ 3:23 pm

    I knitted my first sweater in 2015 and am knitting another, practicing before I make Flax with such lovely yarn. I hope to learn cables this year and maybe a little lace too. I have heard that learning something new–like kids do naturally–is better for your brain than those adult “brain games.” (And thank you so much for the 12 day gifts too!)

  17. Beth
    January 19, 2016 @ 1:22 pm

    This might be the year I actually finish an afghan. Of course it is the POP Blanket! I might be mildly obsessed – 72 squares and counting. I also departed from the pattern colors because I had SIX partial skeins of Eco and Eco+ lying around. Just look for the project page with the knitting dinosaurs :)

  18. hookedknitter
    January 19, 2016 @ 10:25 am

    Your tutorials are great. They gave really helped to get me going with my knitting last year. It’s also great to refer to them when I get stuck. Thanks for continuing to share and develop these help guides.

  19. Dizzy
    January 19, 2016 @ 10:05 am

    I’m constantly pushing myself to learn new things…cables are definitely on my list, and brioche seems to be popular as well. I can’t wait until next year, when I can look back at all the things I’ve learned this year!

  20. Talya
    January 19, 2016 @ 9:49 am

    I’m excited to see what you’ll be helping me with this year!
    I’m currently making Flax, and (if possible)- I think the pattern itself is more detailed than the tutorial!

  21. Jill @
    January 19, 2016 @ 9:32 am

    This sounds like fun! I seem to knit the same thing over and over again. I’m always happy when I try something new.

  22. Sallyhp
    January 19, 2016 @ 8:17 am

    I love this! I only got 9 sweaters last year, so I’m in! Going to try two color brioche as well!

  23. genkazdin
    January 19, 2016 @ 6:49 am

    I need to tell you how attractive, appealing, and inspiring your site is. You seem to lean toward the classic styling I appreciate the most. You modernize with color and flair and make me want to pull out the needles and get going. Thank you for what you do, your vision, and your ability to teach and encourage.