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Falling Leaves

From the first time I saw the gorgeous Pan’s Labyrinth colorway from Tre Liz, I knew leaves needed to be in the mix on the finished design. This asymmetric triangle, marrying fun mesh and a leafy border perfectly complements a highly variegated colorway, in a fun and unexpected way.

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Trajectory

The sweeping curves of this shawl work equally well in two colors or one: with two colors, the effect is bold; with one, subtle. Which will be your trajectory?

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Number 79

The atomic number for gold is 79, and this shawl is pure gold, baby. Made in worsted weight yarn, it’s quick AND fun.

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Rainbows & Unicorns

There’s nothing more magical than rainbows. Unless, of course, you’re talking about unicorns. Now, put those two together, and you’ve got something really special. And that’s what this shawl is: special. It’s fun, funky, and a great excuse to use a speckly, sparkly colorway. It’s a tasty treat that will have you reaching for it again and again when the …

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Desert Shawl

My husband’s family has a house in SE Utah, called Fort Abajo. We road-tripped there for Spring Break, and spent an amazing week gathering gorgeous rocks, hunting for dinosaur bones, and squinting into the sun. This shawl was the perfect accompaniment to a perfect Spring Break.

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The Wonder Shawl

This shawl really is a wonder to me: the construction is simple and elegant; the knitting is a pure pleasure, stitch after wonderful stitch; the shawl wears so very well; the color (Fruity Loopies – what could be more wonderful, color-name-wise?) just plain makes me happy; AND the shawl itself is a wonderful hug of a thing for all seasons. …

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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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Eliza Scidmore’s Shawl

Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore was an American writer, photographer, and geographer in the late 1800s and early 1900s. She was a frequent visitor to Japan, where she fell in love with the gorgeous cherry trees she enjoyed while there. With the support of First Lady Helen Taft, she was able to begin to seed Washington, DC with Sakuras, and it is …

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Mean Girls

Inspired by the amazingly fabulous and wonderful early-2000s movie Mean Girls, this shawl is meant to be worn by the nice girls in your life. Or at least by the ones you like the most. The shape of this shawl is a bit different than you may be used to – the edging stitches used means that the edges are …

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Emerald City Shawl

This is the perfect piece to wear as you wander the streets and experience the sights of beautiful Seattle, the Emerald City. With two separate options, and aran weight yarn, you can make this shawl over and over and over.