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In a Jiffy

In Fingering weight yarn, One skein projects, Patterns, Socks by Shannon

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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Let’s Stitch Together

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Bits & Baubs

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

This shawl is chock-full of flotsam and jetsam, trinkets and gimcracks, gewgaws and doodads. And that’s just the way I like it; by adding a bit here, a baub there, you end up with a perfectly adorned and big-enough-to-snuggle-under shawl in no time. MaterialsFinished Measurements: 96”/244 cm wide, 24”/61 cm deep at center.Yarn: approximately 515 yds/471 m total worsted-weight yarn, …

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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 …