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Knit Picky Patterns is the free email knitting newsletter published by the editors of AllFreeKnitting.com. We publish Knit Picky Patterns four times per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday). Included in these mailings are some of the best free knitting patterns our site has to offer. The editors at AllFreeKnitting.com also publish 3 - 5 Knit Picky Patterns special offers issues each week with deals and offers for AllFreeKnitting readers. Each of the standard issues revolves around a knitting theme, such as knit afghans, knit baby patterns, and everything else from A - Z. Here is what is included in Knit Picky Patterns every week:
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AllFreeKnitting eBooks are free, downloadable knitting pattern collections organized around a theme, such as Valentine's Day, cozy afghans or ideas for left-over yarn. These eBooks are PDF documents that can be downloaded off our website, saved to your computer, and/or printed out for easy reference while crafting. We think eBooks are a great way to offer a free collection of knitting patterns to our users. For more advantages to eBooks, see our eBook Guide. We publish new eBooks every month. The newest eBooks are listed here. You can find our complete collection of knitting eBooks here.
Go to our Free Knitting eBooks page and click on the eBook that interests you. You will need Adobe to access our eBooks, but you can download a free copy of Adobe Reader from the Adobe website. For help downloading the eBooks, see our eBook Guide. You will also find links to patterns, diagrams and other resources in knitting patterns published in the eBooks. If a link in a PDF knitting pattern does not work, type in the project name into the search box at our website to locate the project and please contact us.
The AllFreeKnitting.com editorial team loves giving away knitting products to our readers. Every Thursday, we feature a new contest to win a knitting related prize. These knitting books and products are reviewed by our testing team. You can enter the contest via the entry form on the contest page. See all current and upcoming giveaways here.
Weekly giveaways last two weeks. Winners are notified by email, and they have two weeks to send back their affidavits in order to claim the prize. Once those two weeks have passed we will pick a different winner. In addition to standard entry via the form on the contest page, we will give you an extra entry in the contest for EACH of the following items:
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You can look for new giveaways in the newsletter every Thursday. For more specific rules regarding a giveaway, please see the Rules link at the bottom of any contest page.
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Updated April 22, 2015
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