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Witchy Woman

Grab your crystals and your herbs, folks, because the witching hour is upon us. A dramatic edging and fun fringe adds a bit of drama to this top-down triangular shawl. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Wingspan: 80”/203 cm; depth at center: 22”/56 cm; measured after blocking and without fringe.Yarn: approximately 690 yds/631 m fingering-weight yarn. I used Knitted Wit Sock in Canopy (mc, …

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Pinkie Lee

Meet Pinkie Lee. It’s a sweet and saucy little asymmetric piece of shawltastic goodness, providing you, the knitter, with the excuse to choose two colors of fabulous yarn and work mesh and ribbing and garter all the live-long day. With a fun and kicky sideways border, you will not have one minute of knitterly boredom. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Wingspan: 75”/190.5 cm …

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ShannaJean Shawl

This is the best friendiest shawl you’ll ever see! This shawl and its companion cowlette were designed to showcase both some beautiful yarns AND a beautiful friendship. LJ and I have been friends for a loooooong time, and our friendship is one of the most special relationships we both have. We are birthday twins, we work closely together on oodles …

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ShannaJean Cowlette

This is the best friendiest cowlette you ever did see! This cowlette and its companion shawl were designed to showcase both some beautiful yarns AND a beautiful friendship. LJ and I have been friends for a loooooong time, and our friendship is one of the most special relationships we both have. We are birthday twins, we work closely together on …

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Pee Dee Queue

The rhythm of this sock is so soothing, and the stitches flow so well, that you’ll be done with it Pretty Darned Quick (PDQ), even though it’s full of twisted stitches! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Finished circumference: 6.75 (7.25, 7.75, 8.25, 8.75)“/17.25 (18.5, 19.75, 21.75, 22.25) cm. Socks shown with a 2.5”/6.5 cm leg length (measured from top of heel, customizable).Yarn: approximately …

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Lickity Split

These socks will be done lickity-split, because you won’t be able to put them down. The soothing basket-weave-ish pattern looks so good in so many different dye techniques: tonal as in the samples shown here, self-striping, and highly-variegated. Heel increasing is so much fun with this on-the-sole-technique, and a soothing slipped-stitch toe-up heel flap is the icing on the fun-cake. …

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In a Jiffy

These socks will be done in a jiffy, because you won’t want to put them down! Offered in both toe-up AND cuff-down options, the slipped stitches and ribbing move the knitting along, and the textural play looks great in both highly variegated yarns and more tonal semi-solids. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Finished circumference: 6.75 (7.25, 7.75, 8.25, 8.75)“/17.25 (18.5, 19.75, 21.75, 22.25) …

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Squishiest Ever

In searching for a name for this pattern set, I couldn’t get away from the squish factor inherent in the drop stitch patterning, and since it really is the squishiest, that’s what its name is. Enjoy knitting the squishiest hat and cowl you ever did see, friends! The pattern stitch might seem a bit complicated at first, but it really …

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Let’s Stitch Together

As I designed this shawl, I kept singing a shawl-inspired version of Al Green’s Let’s Stay Together, and once the shawl was done, I could not get it out of my mind. Hence the Let’s Stitch Together Shawl, inspired by the dyer who provided the yarn (and love), Stitch Together Studios. Snag a gradient kit and a full skein of …

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Corduroy

Corduroy isn’t just for pants anymore! These shawls play around with alternating stockinette and reverse stockinette sections to create “wales” of different sizes, much like those corduroys that provide such warmth and comfort. Holding a mohair/silk lace-weight with a silky fingering gives you a luscious fabric that begs to be worn next to the skin, with a fuzz that’s just …

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Lambency

Lambency: the quality of being softly bright or radiant. The perfect descriptor for the marriage of the Knitted Wit Glow Up Rainbow and the magical Kelp Cakes. This project was a happy-making, life-brightening endeavor from start to finish; I hope it proves to be the same for you. MaterialsFinished Measurements: 78”/198 cm wingspan, 16”/40.5 cm deep at center, measured after …

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Leaf Line Shawl

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 …