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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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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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Leaf Line Shawl

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

This is a fun garter-based (read: very squishy) top-down shawl, with a leafy spine and a contrasting meshy border. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Wingspan: 66”/168 cm; depth at center: 24”/70 cm, measured after blocking.Yarn: approximately 465 yards/425 m total dk-to-worsted-weight yarn. I used Fiber Seed Sprout Worsted in Gulfstream (cA, 215 yds/196.5 m) and Cotinga #2 (cB, 250 yds/228.5 m).Needles: US 7/4.5mm …

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East Portland

In DK weight yarn, Hats, Patterns, Shop sample available by Shannon

East Portland is the sibling hat to West Gresham. Both are DK, both are fun to knit, both have lots of texture and visual interest. Because texture is the best-ture no matter where you are! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 16 (18, 20)“ circumference (and very stretchy); 8 (8.5, 9)” from brim to top.Yarn: approximately 165 (185, 200) yards DK-weight …

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West Gresham

In DK weight yarn, Hats, Patterns, Shop sample available by Shannon

West Gresham is the sibling hat to East Portland. Both are DK, both are fun to knit, both have lots of texture and visual interest. Because texture is the best-ture no matter where you are! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 16 (18, 20)“/40.5 (45.5, 51) cm circumference; 8 (8.5, 9)”/20.5 (21.5, 23) cm from brim to top..Yarn: approximately 165 (185, …

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True Blue

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

There is not much I love more than 80s music ear worms, so when one of my test knitters suggested I name this shawl True Blue, two things happened: I squeed with delight, and started humming and singing True Blue by Madonna on repeat, much to my family’s dismay. “True love, you’re the one I’m dreaming of, your heart fits …

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That 70s Shawl

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

Go stash-diving in your DK-weight yarns, and create the 70’s shawl of your dreams. With a super-wearable crescent shape (and my own hack for getting the top edge to lay flatter than some crescent shawls do), a mix of two complementary speckled colorways, and fringe for days, you’ll be happily wrapping yourself in this shawl before you can binge-watch a …

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Take Note

In DK weight yarn, Patterns, Shop sample available, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

Sharpen your pencils, pack your bookbag, and take note, because school is in session! These toe-up DK-weight socks are just the thing to get you through the first few days of school, and perfect for snuggling up in as you go over your notes from the day. With interesting gusset increase construction and a fun mirror-image ziggy-zaggy eyelet pattern on …