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Leafy Greens

Inspired by a simple leaf motif and the loveliest green yarn in my stash, I played around with shawl shaping and pattern-mixing, and after a few fits and starts, came up with this pattern. In either fingering or sport, the long arms allow for many different wrapping styles, and construction gives the piece a soft curve in back.

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Emily Shmemily

A simple and lovely one-skein-of-sock-yarn shawlette that can easily be made larger, the edges can also be blocked flat or in points.

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Alma Lou

I first made this shawlette for my mother, Alma, for her birthday. We call her Alma Lou, because her middle name is, quite surprisingly, Lucretia. I wanted something simple, with a bit of frou-frou, but not too much. Eyelets seemed to be the way to go, and on a garter background, they’re almost rustic. This is a simple pattern with …

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In Greek mythology, Ananke was the personification of destiny, necessity and fate. She was often depicted holding a spindle. How perfect! I feel that she compelled me to knit this shawlette, and a second, and to cast on for moremoremore. Give in to Ananke and knit one for yourself (or a friend)!

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Rasta Cape

Sometimes, you just want something a bit… saucier than a cowl or a scarf. That’s where this cape comes in – using mesh lace and an I-cord button loop, this is a quick and easy project that really ups your fancy quotient.

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Garter Hug

This is the perfect project for those times when you have some special yarn and just want it to hug you. Simple and meditative knitting at its finest.

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