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Take a Break

In DK weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

Take a break and knit these soothing socks. Read a book, watch Hamilton, listen to music. Take some time for you, because this year has been something else! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 7 (7.75, 8.25)”/18 (19.5, 21) cm foot circumference.Yarn: approximately 200-280 yards/183-256 m DK- weight yarn. I used Knitted Wit DK in Grellow (grey and gold) & Got …

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In Season

In Cowls, Fingering weight yarn, Good for gradients, Great for mini skeins, Patterns by Shannon

You’ll be In Season no matter the temperature with this fabulous cowlette. It’ll keep you warm when it gets a bit cool out, and the patterning and excuses for colorplay are so enticing! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Circumference at neck: 34″/86.5 cm; depth at center front: 17″/43 cm; depth at center back: 7″/18 cm, measured after blocking.Yarn: approximately 645 yds/590 m total …

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Slip-n-Slide

In Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

These fun two-color socks are a blast to knit, and the German Short-Row Heel ensures your pattern is not interrupted by heel increasing. Grab two highly-contrasting skeins, and get to slipping! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 6.5 (8, 9)“/16.5 (20.5, 23) cm foot circumference. 46 (58, 70) sts total. Leg length is measured from top of heel and is completely …

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Let it Slip

In Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

There are not many more perfect knitterly combos than garter stitch and slipped stitches, which means that this sock is going to become my go-to this summer. I hope it’ll become your go-to, as well! It’s the perfect counterbalance to highly variegated yarns, but works equally well in more subtle skeins, too. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 7.25 (7.75, 8.25)“/18.5 …

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Slip Away

In Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

Slip those worries away as you work your way through this fun slipped-stitch pattern and create an awesome pair of socks. The pattern looks equally fab in a highly variegated skein and a more tonal colorway. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 6.75 (7.75, 8.75)“/17 (20, 22) cm foot circumference. 54 (62, 70) sts total. Leg length is measured from top …

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Socially Distant

In Fingering weight yarn, Lace weight yarn, Patterns, Shawls & Shawlettes, Shop sample available by Shannon

Due to this unprecedented global pandemic, we are all practicing some hard-core social distancing. This has resulted in changes large and small, including LJ and I not being able to photograph patterns together. The Socially Distant shawl is an ode to the days we’ll be able to be physically together once again… MaterialsFinished Measurements: Wingspan: 72”/183 cm; length: 60”/152 cm; …

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Luna’s Mitts

In DK weight yarn, For the hands, Patterns by Shannon

These mitts use the same stitch pattern as the Bobo’s Socks, and are perfect for those early-morning strolls with your pup. The meditative stitching and the Luna-inspired colorway make these a rainbow-lover’s dream to make and wear. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 7 (8, 9)“/ 18 (20.5, 23) cm, measured from cast-on edge to bind-off edge; 6.75 (8, 9.25)”/17 (20.5, …

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Bobo’s Socks

In DK weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

When playing around with stitch patterns for this sock and mitt set, I settled on something meditative and textural, so I can make more of these while watching my little puppy playing with his best doggie friend in our backyard. His name is Bowie, but we call him Bobo, and these socks are an homage to him. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Adult …

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Glitterati

In Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Shawls & Shawlettes, Shop sample available by Shannon

You’ll be a part of the Glitterati as well as the Knitterati in this fun crescent-shaped shawl. MaterialsFinished Measurements: 77”/195.5 cm wide, 15”/38 cm deep at center.Yarn: Approximately 660 yards/604 m fingering-weight yarn. I used Knitted Wit Pixie Plied (cA, 385 yards/352 m) & Knitted Wit Sock (cB, 275 yards/252 m). Samples are shown in Daydreams (cA) and Deep Sea …

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Magically Chromatic

In Fingering weight yarn, Good for gradients, Great for mini skeins, Patterns, Shawls & Shawlettes, Shop sample available by Shannon

There is absolutely nothing in the world like knitting a colorful, textural asymmetric triangle shawl. Add a sparkly skein in one of your favorite colors of all time AND a little sixlet rainbow, and knitting happiness is definitely achieved. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Asymmetric triangle: 84”/213 cm x 45”/114 cm x 65”/165 cm, measured after blocking.Yarn: approximately 590 yds/539 m total fingering-weight …