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ShannaJean Cowlette

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, …