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Adventurelands for everyone!

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I am obsessed with the Adventureland Quilt pattern. There are so many reasons for this obsession, but the biggest one is that it hits my favorite crafty buttons: Uses fantastic supplies (read: Jelly Rolls! They are such a fun precut, and are used to such fantastic effect on this quilt); Easy to make (there’s not a lot of fussiness to …

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Socks & Hats on Vacay 2022

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Even though some of us are still contending with very non–summer weather (snow! hail! cold!), we are mere weeks away from our favorite time of the year: Socks & Hats on Vacay time! We have oodles of fun things planned for this summer, but one thing I’m doing differently is I’m not releasing a new pattern collection. Designing has become …

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Make the most of your yarn!

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I’m getting real excited about this Spring KAL (and that’s something, because knitting has definitely been taking a back seat for all of the other crafts I’ve been obsessed with these last few months), and I’ve been working on adding more information to the Spell Shawl pattern (in fact, I just published the update a few minutes ago!) The 2022 …

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Spring KAL Spell Shawl options

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I have been in deep deep love with the Spell Shawl pattern since I first released it in 2016. I have lost track of how many I’ve made, and have done so many different variations, I can hardly remember them all. The first many versions of the pattern were all made following what is now the Original version in the …

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ShannaJean Spring KAL!

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Let’s knit together this Spring, y’all! Lorajean and crew just rearranged the retail part of the Studio and realized that the walls were chock-full of gorgeous skeins of Fingering, when Claire walked by and asked about a Spring KAL. It felt like a lightbulb moment, people – let’s celebrate Spring and color and fun and friends by knitting together through …

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Socks/Hats on Vacay/Staycay 2021 discount codes

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Socks for Busy Bs 6 May discount on all sock & hat patterns 25% off through 5/31 (extended to 6/2) using coupon code sockshatsvacay21 on either Payhip OR Ravelry! 10% off of all non-mask items at A Needle Runs Through It through 5/31 using coupon code VACAYKNITTING21.

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Socks (and Hats) on Vacay/Staycay 2021

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As I sit at my dining room table, looking outside at the lovely spring day, I am struck at how strange it is that we have been knee-deep in a global pandemic for over a year. This will be our second pandemic Summertime Sock Knitting Extravaganza, and we are ready for it! Every summer, from May through August, Knitted Wit …

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ShannaJean Spring KAL

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Join the ShannaJean crew on a journey through a very colorful Spring as we host a ShannaJean Spring KAL! The plan is to knit as many of my mini-centric patterns in a full skein of Knitted Wit Fingering plus a Sixlet of mini Gumballs from Vernal Equinox through Summer Solstice. The deets The KAL uses Knitted Wit yarn; we sold …

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Connect with ShannaJean!

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Lorajean and I created a new and super fun hangout space, and we’d love for y’all to join us! Click this link to fill out a short questionnaire, and you’ll get an invite asap! We’re talking about food and fiber and pens and paper and fun and stress and everything in between! You can also check out our website to …

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Big Waffle Energy

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When Lorajean and I were at the Red Alder Fiber Retreat in Tacoma, Washington earlier this year, we got matching heart waffle tattoos, to celebrate our friendship with each other and mutual love of sweet treats. Inspired by Leslie Knope and her waffle obsession and unflinching friend energy, we talked (and ate) waffles a lot on that trip. We wanted …

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Pen & Paper Society

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The Pen & Paper Society began in 2016 when Debbi Stone, Lorajean, and I fell hard for a Hobonichi Cousin planner we saw in the hands of an LYS owner at the winter trade show in San Diego. That was it for all of us; we began to amass planners and pens and paper and pencils and everything we could. …