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Jazz Age Cowl

A super-fun and quick cowl with a visual punch, the Jazz Age Cowl is a part of a 4-pattern collection.

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Squeezebox Cowl

When designing this pattern the Luscious Single Silk just said what it wanted to be – lots of squishy reverse stockinette stitch with slipped stitches, made in two complementary colors. Soft. Wearable. Giftable. The name is a nod to the accordion-like fabric you end up with. Plus, who wouldn’t want a squeezebox cowl?

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Skyscraper Scarf

So, true confession time. I’ve never been one for video games, and even with a smart phone of my very own, games aren’t really a part of my daily grind. But, a few months ago, I installed an app called Tiny Tower on my I-pad, and I gotta tell you, I got hooked. When I was finishing this scarf, my …

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Radiation

Waaay back when, before I was born, my folks had a hippie-dippie shop in the town I grew up in called Radiation. They sold bell-bottoms, waterbeds, and other counter-culture goods. The basement of the house I grew up in was the perfect suburban basement, with old couches, a TV, a pool table, and, taking up one whole wall, the wooden, …

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Girlfriend Legwarmers

These legwarmers are as much fun to knit as they are to wear, and it makes it even better if you do both with one of your best girlfriends! The striping is soothing and simple; the slip-stitch Paper Doll Motif is interesting without being difficult. An added bonus is that the slip-stitch helps the legwarmers stay up. Just like a …

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Jammin’ Mitts

Jamming has become one of my jams in the past few years. Preparing the fruit, cooking and stirring, water-bath canning – it’s all so very gratifying, and there’s nothing like Strawberry Jam made with the most amazing Oregon strawberries the world has seen/tasted. The colors of these mitts remind me of beautifully ripe summer berries, and the mitts themselves are …

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Manteau

This really IS the perfect knitter’s poncho – fun to knit, warm and cozy to wear. It’s perfect for chilly nights on the couch OR out on the town.

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Spiral Galaxy

This cowl is deceptively simple. Sure, casting on and binding off both take for ever, but it’s a fun project, utilizing Cat Bordhi’s truly magical moebius cast on and my very favorite I cord bind off and a whole bunch of easy, beautiful knitting in between. In the Schoppel Wolle yarns, it looks like something out of this world.

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Peregrine Shawl

The Peregrine Falcon is the fastest bird, and in fact the fastest animal on the planet, when in its hunting dive, called the stoop. It soars to a great height, then dives steeply at speeds of over 200 mph. While I can’t guarantee quite that speed, it’s safe to say this shawlette worked in chunky weight yarn does knit up …

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Weekend Harvest Hat

This great hat is quick to make, fun to wear, and in two different styles (beanie and cloche), it will be a perfect last-minute knit to keep your head warm while at the pumpkin patch or tree farm. Best of all, with a decorative button accent each one you make will be unique and special.

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Zed

Quick. Easy. Cozy. The simple yet pleasing Z (or as the Brits say, “zed”) motif on this shawlette shows off striped yarns to wonderful effect. You’ll find that after knitting one you’ll need another and another and another for every letter in the alphabet.

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Cracklin’ Rosie

Cracklin’ Rosie makes me smile, and so does this awesome and squishy cowl. In fact, I think even Neil Diamond would agree that it’s a beautiful and wearable accessory.