Stacey’s Tips: Finding Patterns on Ravelry

I’m so excited about the fabulous colors of my new yarn line in Louet Gems worsted!

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I know your first question. What patterns can I use this yarn with?

What if I told you… thousands?!?

Here, let me show you the secret.

This is a worsted weight yarn, which means that it knits up to 5 sts per inch on a size 8.

It also means that you can use this yarn in nearly any pattern that calls for a worsted weight yarn! And because Gems is machine-washable, you know it’s going to wear great!

Let me show you how to search for patterns.

Go to www.ravelry.com and click the ‘Patterns’ tab and then click ‘Pattern Browser & Advanced Search’.

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Now, scroll down and click the ‘worsted’ button under ‘weight’.

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134,442 patterns? Whoa!

Now, feel free to click some more buttons. Only knitting? Do you have 4 skeins in your stash? Then click ‘650-750 yards’ under ‘yardage’.

The default sorting is most popular first, so you’re getting some great suggestions!

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There’s no stopping you!

Now if we all just had some more time on our hands… I’m lucky to finish one project a month!