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Breathe and Hope KAL

If you haven't heard, the Breathe and Hope Shawl by Casapinka took the yarn world by storm a few weeks ago. The release of this pattern helped out many Local Yarn Stores around the country during this pandemic. It also gave us knitters a sense of community that seemed a bit lost as local yarn stores had to close their doors to customers for a while. Basically Casapinka is a wonderful human. She let local yarn stores create kits for her new pattern and also released free pattern coupon codes for anyone that bought a kit on what should have been Local Yarn Store Day. I firmly believe this pattern helped boost morale within the yarnie world.

Many of you bought kits from Love & Stitches and we thank you so much! Even though the pattern is no longer free on Ravelry and the kits are down from the website, it is not too late to join in all the Breathe and Hope festivities. We are continuing the love of this pattern and celebration of local yarn stores by having a virtual knitalong from May 2nd to June 13th. You could even win a copy of Vogue Knitting - The Ultimate Quick Reference if you participate!

How can you join our virtual KAL?

- Join our facebook group (here)

- Join our Zoom knit nights, Thursday at 7pm or Saturday at 10am.

How can you win the Vogue Knitting book?

Every time you do one of the following, you get an entry to win the prize.

- share pictures of your progress in the facebook group

- tag @loveandstitches4 when you share your progress on instagram

- Join our weekly virtual knitting times on Thursday at 7pm or Saturday at 10 am. (one entry per week)

Send an e-mail to if you would like the link to join our virtual knit nights. Even if you are not participating in the Breathe and Hope KAL, you are welcome to join. It is important to keep our social lives alive and well.

Still need yarn? Visit our store online to pick out some fingering weight yarn to create this gorgeous shawl. You can also call if you need assistance picking colors.

Remember most of our inventory is in our online store and you can shop there any time. We offer shipping, free curbside pick up at the store, and free local deliveries.

Thank you for shopping and yarning with us! We can't wait to see everyone again :)