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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 …

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Free Time

In Cuff Down, Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

Finding yourself with some free time? I’ve got just the project for you: a poppingly-fun pair of two-color socks, perfect for all of those free moments that make up a full life. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Adult extra-small (small, medium, large, extra- large): to fit 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)”/17.75 (19, 20.25, 21.5, 22.75) cm foot circumference.Yarn: approximately 200-350 yards total fingering-weight …

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Check Your Head

In Hats, Patterns, Shop sample available, Worsted weight yarn by Shannon

A simple yet meditative checkerboard-esque pattern. A fun self-striping yarn. A weekend of fiber tourism. Check Your Head is the perfect pattern to work on as you zip from shop to shop, from knitting haven to knitting haven. Find or make a fun pompom for the top to extend the fun. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Hat: Small/Med (Large/Extra Large): 16 (17.5)“ 40.5, …

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Spare Time

In Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

Got a little spare time? Grab a favorite skein of sock yarn, needles, and cast on these fun and funky ribby socks. You’ll fill that spare time right up! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Adult extra-small (small, medium, large, extra-large): 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)“/17.75 (19, 20.25, 21.5, 22.75) cm foot circumference. Finished sock foot circumference: 5.75 (6.25, 6.75, 7, 7.5)” / 14.5 …

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The Ticket

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

Pure, unadulterated, neon-tinted pleasure. That’s what this shawl gave me, soup to nuts. From deciding to put these two colors together to the rhythm of the Tweedy Sections to the leafy lace sections to the brick-y border, I smiled my way through this piece, and once it was done, found myself sighing and saying, “That’s the ticket…” MaterialsFinished Measurements: 70″/178 …