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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 …

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Composition Book Mitts

In Fingering weight yarn, For the hands, Good for gradients, Great for mini skeins, Patterns, Shop sample available by Shannon

Head to the stationery shop, snag a composition book and a six-pack of highlighters, and get ready to go back to school with this two-pattern collection, designed to get you out of summer mode and ready for some serious scholastic endeavors. One full skein of fingering weight (your composition book) and six mini skeins (your highlighters) are all you need …

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Composition Book Cowl

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

Head to the stationery shop, snag a composition book and a six-pack of highlighters, and get ready to go back to school with this two-pattern collection, designed to get you out of summer mode and ready for some serious scholastic endeavors. One full skein of fingering weight (your composition book) and six mini skeins (your highlighters) are all you need …

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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 …

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Sagittation

In Fingering weight yarn, Good for gradients, Patterns, Scarves, Shop sample available by Shannon

Sagittate means “arrow” in latin, and this lovely, summery scarf is a big fluffy arrow of awesomeness. Mix two colors to create your own sagittation. MaterialsFinished Measurements: 85”/216 cm long; 8.5”/21.5 cm wide.Yarn: approximately 600 yards total fingering-weight yarn. I used Farmer’s Daughter Fibers Foxy Lady in Stumptown Sunrise (cA, 360 yds) and Brown (cB, 240 yds).Needles: US4/3.5mm (or size …