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Socks & Hats on Vacay 2022

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Even though some of us are still contending with very non–summer weather (snow! hail! cold!), we are mere weeks away from our favorite time of the year: Socks & Hats on Vacay time! We have oodles of fun things planned for this summer, but one thing I’m doing differently is I’m not releasing a new pattern collection. Designing has become …

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Make the most of your yarn!

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I’m getting real excited about this Spring KAL (and that’s something, because knitting has definitely been taking a back seat for all of the other crafts I’ve been obsessed with these last few months), and I’ve been working on adding more information to the Spell Shawl pattern (in fact, I just published the update a few minutes ago!) The 2022 …

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Spring KAL Spell Shawl options

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I have been in deep deep love with the Spell Shawl pattern since I first released it in 2016. I have lost track of how many I’ve made, and have done so many different variations, I can hardly remember them all. The first many versions of the pattern were all made following what is now the Original version in the …

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ShannaJean Spring KAL!

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Let’s knit together this Spring, y’all! Lorajean and crew just rearranged the retail part of the Studio and realized that the walls were chock-full of gorgeous skeins of Fingering, when Claire walked by and asked about a Spring KAL. It felt like a lightbulb moment, people – let’s celebrate Spring and color and fun and friends by knitting together through …

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Morsels

In Fingering weight yarn, Patterns by Shannon

MaterialsIf you thought the Tidbits (mini socks) were addictive, just wait till you get a taste of these Mini Morsels! The cutest little mittens you ever did see! But please, whatever you do, do not eat them. 😉 Finished Measurements: So super teensy! Approximately 1″/2.5 cm across at both cuff and hand, and 2.25″/6cm long from cuff to tippy top …

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Tidbits

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

MaterialsThese teensy weensy socks are the perfect way to decorate your tree (or life)! Each uses less than 8 yards (7 m), and is finished in no time flat. These are fabulous little decorations, designed specifically to fit on A Needle Runs Through It’s new wee sock blocker hangers. Finished Measurements: TEENSY! approximately 2″/5cm in circumference, with a 1.5″/4 cm …

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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 …

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Broken Chain

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

MaterialsThis is a new take on a sock I designed for a sock club years ago. I always wanted to develop this pattern for a more meditative knitting experience, and of course, add a toe-up option, so voila! These socks feature a really fun Broken Chain medallion pattern, slipped-stitch heels, and both toe-up and cuff-down versions. Great for variegated, speckled, …

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Just a Bit

In Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Shop sample available, Sport weight yarn by Shannon

MaterialsThis little bag takes just a bit of yarn, a bit of time, and a bit of energy. It’s the perfect little thing to hold your gratitude or tarot cards, or fill it up with anything that’s special to you! Finished Measurements: 8.5″/21.5 cm circumference; 7.5″/19 cm tall, from cast-on to bind-off.Yarn: approximately 75 yards/68.5 m fingering-weight yarn. I used …

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Socks/Hats on Vacay/Staycay 2021 discount codes

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Socks for Busy Bs 6 May discount on all sock & hat patterns 25% off through 5/31 (extended to 6/2) using coupon code sockshatsvacay21 on either Payhip OR Ravelry! 10% off of all non-mask items at A Needle Runs Through It through 5/31 using coupon code VACAYKNITTING21.

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Good as Hell

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

MaterialsThese socks have me tossing my hair, checking my nails, and feeling Good as Hell. I think you’ll agree with tester Melynda M., who said this about this pattern: “One row we twirl, the next row we unfurl & purl, then knit & slip. Easy to memorize, and a beautiful texture.” Finished Measurements: Youth medium/adult extra-small (adult medium, adult extra- …