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Persistence

What’s one to do when faced with the never-ending onslaught that is this new political reality? Plot and plan with friends. And knit, of course.

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Flotus Shawl

This is the first pattern in the League of Busy B’s! As a tribute to Michelle (and all of our illustrious First Ladies past), and as a nod to the big knitting trade show being held in DC this year, the Flotus Shawl was born. Grab a gorgeous gradient, mix in a sprinkle, and you’ve got potato chip knitting at …

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Dreamer Mitts

The best part about these mitts is how very versatile they are – use a gradient set of six colors, a rainbow set of six, use two or three colors, or go wild and use a variegated skein that’s been languishing in your stash.

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Skittles Scarf

The Skittles Scarf was inspired by a glance in a bin of Knitted Wit Gumballs in all of the Rock Candy single color colorways. It looked so stinking tasty, and begged to become something playful and fun. Don’t judge my fathomless addiction to these wonderful little bits of rainbow-colored candy…

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All Meshed Up

When you’re in the mood for something simple but fun, and have a gorgeous gradient set staring you in the face, there’s nothing better than getting All Meshed Up with this cowl. Instructions for fingering, dk, worsted, and aran weight yarns are all included.

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Amazing Technicolor Dream Cowl

It’s amazing! It’s Technicolor! It’s a dream (to knit AND wear)! The Amazing Technicolor Dream Cowl was designed to play around with and show off color. Using 15 colors (approximately 40 yards a piece), it’s got a soothing rhythm and knits up very quickly.

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Radiation

Waaay back when, before I was born, my folks had a hippie-dippie shop in the town I grew up in called Radiation. They sold bell-bottoms, waterbeds, and other counter-culture goods. The basement of the house I grew up in was the perfect suburban basement, with old couches, a TV, a pool table, and, taking up one whole wall, the wooden, …

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Spiral Galaxy

This cowl is deceptively simple. Sure, casting on and binding off both take for ever, but it’s a fun project, utilizing Cat Bordhi’s truly magical moebius cast on and my very favorite I cord bind off and a whole bunch of easy, beautiful knitting in between. In the Schoppel Wolle yarns, it looks like something out of this world.

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Button This

Take a wee bit of worsted (under 100 yards), a beautiful button, and a few hours and make this lovely little neckwarmer.