Hi, I just got an email from Lion Brand that ALL their knitting & crochet patterns are now free downloads. There are heaps of cool patterns, now all I have to do is become awesome at knitting & crochet :)

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    Aug 14, 2009, 01.03 PMby miss-g

    Thanks for the link. There are 2,713 free patterns!

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    Aug 14, 2009, 02.31 PMby victors

    got that myself but in the uk knitting is mainly done on 2 needles. a lot of american patterns I see use circular. Is there a way of adapting the patterns from circular to straight? or did I just find a gap in the market for a whizz knitter to fill?

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      Aug 14, 2009, 03.04 PMby wzrdreams

      Unless the pattern itself is designed to be knit in-th-round (like many hats), you can use straight knitting needles for any pieced garment. There are many free patterns available for garments that are not in-the-round. If you haven’t already, you might join ravelry.com and browse the pattern index.
      Circular needles are great because they distribute the weight of the knitting evenly on both hands/arms, the ends don’t get stuck on things (makes them very portable), and it’s unlikely that you’d lose half the set since they are in one peice. I do recommend them if you haven’t tried them yet.

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    Aug 14, 2009, 03.23 PMby themedusa

    Or if you want to knit in the round with out using circulars then you can use “Double Pointed Needles” DPNs for short. Personally I like circulars for large diameter knitting like hats and DPN’s for small diameter knitting like socks.

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    Aug 14, 2009, 05.00 PMby teodoragodar

    Thank you for info!

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    Sep 15, 2011, 08.16 PMby shaishai

    Hi, This is my first posting to burda :) Have I found a knit/crochet free patterns for y’all! Their patterns are wonderful, bias opinion. Their yarn is wonderful and reasonable. They have 4978 free patterns translated to English. “Established 1982. Today DROPS represent Northern Europe’s largest brand in hand knitting yarns and knitting and crochet patterns. The DROPS collections are published in 14 languages and sold in over 25 countries.” I love the site!

    Drops Design (http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/kategori_oversikt.php)

    Hope you love it, too :) And don’t forget Raverly!

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      Mar 18, 2014, 10.44 PMby Beverly Dvorak

      Your absolutely correct. This is a wonderful place for knitting patterns.

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    Feb 10, 2014, 03.00 AMby Cari Oaks

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