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Ode to the Parasol Dress

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I am eight Parasol dresses in right now, and there is no sign of my stopping. It (along with the Shirt No. 1 hackadress that I’ve made 3 times) is the pattern that re-kick-started my sewjo, and I’m not mad about it. I love this pattern, so much so that I’m running a ShannaJean Summer Camp workshop on it in …

Winter 2020 Events and Travel

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Wow, 2020 is a busy beginning-of-the-year. Lots of professional travel with Lorajean for Knitted Wit, other events, and classes, so I wanted to share it all here, and hopefully see you at one or more of these upcoming events: FEBRUARY 13-16: Red Alder Fiber Retreat in Tacoma (are you going? We are bringing all of the yarny magic, and we hope to …

Early 2019 Teaching/Events Schedule

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January 2019 Cast On Party! Tuesday, January 1, 1-4pm at Knitted Wit Studio. Slumber Slips Saturdays, January 19 & 26, 1:30-3:30pm at the Knitting Bee. February 2019 Galentines Day! Saturday, February 9th, 1-4pm at Knitted Wit Studio. Simple Dimple Hat Saturdays, February 16 & 23, 12-2pm at Starlight. Winter Weekend Socks Saturdays, February 16, 23, & March 2, 3-5pm at …

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When in doubt, sock it up.

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I’ve been immersed in socks this summer; I’ve made a bazillion socks (ok, so not a bazillion, but close: I’ve made twenty-two single ones since Memorial Day), and have taught three different classes at two different shops, with a total of seventeen new sock knitters loosed upon the world. I published four new sock patterns throughout the summer; the Socks …

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I’m teaching this summer!

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Want to learn toe-up sock knitting from me, the self-professed sock-obsessed? If you’re in the Portland area, you’re in luck, because I’m teaching at couple of shops this summer.. For both classes, we’ll be using my Sundae Sock pattern, and the description/materials list is pretty much the same: Throughout this three-week course you’ll learn how to work Judy’s Magic Cast …