Knocker Blockers are blocking pins, perfect for blocking straight edges on sweaters, scarves and shawls. Designed by knitters for knitters, this ingenious product is designed speed up the blocking process for knitters and crocheters alike. The Knit Blockers kit contains 2 different sizes to accommodate different shapes while blocking, each made with strong plastic fitted with sharp and sturdy stainless steel pins that are rust resistant.
Each Knocker Blocker set comes with:
12 Blockers with 8 pins
8 Blockers with 4 pins
These stunning pink to purple gradient sets of Knit Blockers help support the Knitted Knockers organization. $2 from every purchase goes directly to their cause. This amazing organization provides knitted breast prosthesis for free (yes, free!) to any individual who has undergone mastectomies, lumpectomies, radiation, and/or reconstruction surgery.
Barbara Demorest, the founder of Knitted Knockers, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011 and underwent a mastectomy. Barbara’s doctor felt traditional breast prosthetics weren’t the best decision for her so soon after her surgery. So her friend, Phyllis, knit her a “knitted knocker” and it changed her life.
“When I received my lovely gift of a knitted knocker it changed everything for me,” Barbara said. “It was soft, light, beautiful, could be worn in a regular bra and best of all was made by someone who cared. I knew immediately that I wanted to help other women receive this gift of comfort and dignity. I wanted to be a ‘Phyllis’ to those that didn’t have a knitter or crocheter in their life.”
Since its inception in 2011, Knitted Knockers has given out over 200,000 knockers.
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The Frank Shawl Kit
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"A very easy and stunning shawl, inspired by the work of artist Frank Stella, this design is a study in geometry. Triangular pieces are assembled together to create a spectacular wrap with a unique shape that is both beautiful and stunning to wear, with many tips, all in different shades. I played with a gradient of grays, and my favorite color, gold, to give this shawl a vintage vibe."
KIT INCLUDES | 4 skeins of Tosh Merino Light / Pattern is not included in this kit.
COLOR OPTIONS | 1. Glazed Pecan, Antler, Scratched Record, Great Gray Owl
12 Days of Madelinetosh
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The 12 Days of Madelinetosh is back and better than ever this year for 2021. You can expect 16 individual boxes chock full of MadTosh yarn, goodies, and exclusive patterns. We're beyond thrilled to share that Toni Lipsey of TL Yarn Crafts and Ksenia Naidyon of Life Is Cozy designed our crochet and knit patterns exclusive to this special kit. We can’t reveal what these goodies are in the project calendar, but you can expect:
13 Mini Skeins in High Twist, 44 yards per mini / 100% Superwash DK weight / comprised of a warm winter color palette featuring twonewshades.
Candle Bros Candle / Choose from three scents: Sweater Weather | Vanilla sugar, rose, jasmine, vanilla orchid, cedarwood, creamy vanilla, smooth musks Mediterranean Fig | Green, floral, green leaves, ozone, fig, jasmine, light musk, wood and moss Saturday Morning Cartoons | Citrus, bergamot, cotton candy, vanilla, caramel, and sandalwood
Candle Bros | Soy Wax Candle
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We’re MAD for Candle Bros candles—and the two bros ages 9 and 14 who make them. Each candle is poured by hand in the heart of Weatherford, Texas using 100% high quality, clean burning soy wax in small batches.
- 10 oz - Soy Wax / Eco Wic - Approx 60 hours burn time
Available in three scents: Sweater Weather | Vanilla sugar, rose, jasmine, vanilla orchid, cedarwood, creamy vanilla, smooth musks Mediterranean Fig | Green, floral, green leaves, ozone, fig, jasmine, light musk, wood and moss Saturday Morning Cartoons | Citrus, bergamot, cotton candy, vanilla, caramel, and sandalwood
Oh Snap Bag Set
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della Q x MT Exclusive Oh Snap Bag Set | L/XL/XXL
“I’m still using the Oh Snaps I bought over 10 years ago and they still look like new!” --Laura Zander, MAD Leader
Comes in a three pack. Snap opening provides a snag-free environment while still keeping your projects secure. Lightweight construction allows you to take your crafting on the go. We love these bags for medium to large sized projects, think sweaters, shawls, and hats.
Dimensions: L | 8" tall x 10" wide x 2" deep XL |10.5" tall x 14" wide x 2" deep XXL | 13.5" tall x 16.5" wide x 2" deep