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Muriel’s Shawl

On our way home from a few days visiting family on the Southern Oregon Coast (and hiding from record-breaking heat in Portland), we stopped at a coastal wayside named after a local woman named Muriel O. Ponsler where we looked for agates, splashed in the ocean, and shot photos of this delightfully bright and fun shawl. In my very casual …

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Punch Bowl Shawl

Not only was this shawl the most deliciously delightful thing to knit, but I’m pleased as punch with how it all came together. I hope you find a deliciously pleasing combination for your own Punch Bowl Shawl.

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Dualistic

We all have those single skeins of gorgeous fingering weight yarn, right? You amass these things, with the goal of making socks, or one skeins shawls. But then you realize that it goes really well with another skein. Or you don’t want a pair of socks in it. Or you prefer larger-than-one-skein shawls. And that’s where Dualistic comes in. Use …

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Roll Out the Barrel

My grandmother loved polka music. Like, LOVED it. I used to help her out at these Wednesday night Party in the Parks in the local town square, selling popcorn and dancing with her in the gazebo. When I finished this cowl—which truly gave me the best knitting pleasure with every stitch—and Stefan suggested calling it the Barrel Cowl, the song …

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Puget Sound Shawl

Make the small version for a quick one-skein-of-special-fingering-weight-yarn kind of project, and have a saucy kerchief that keeps you looking stylish while warming your neck. Grab a second skein for a luxurious wrap. Both versions have a rhythm that makes you whisper “just one more row…”

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Persistence

What’s one to do when faced with the never-ending onslaught that is this new political reality? Plot and plan with friends. And knit, of course.

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Enchanted Cowl

Wear this lovely cowl on all of your treks through the enchanted forests of your dreams. The staggered rows of patterning echo stately trees, and the patterning is the perfect thing to stitch while dreaming of those treks. 10% of proceeds of all Enchanted Forest yarn sales and $1 from each Enchanted Cowl pattern sales now through Labor Day 2017 …

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Spell Cowl

While wearing my myriad Spell Shawls this fall, I’ve found myself obsessed with the idea of a cowl version, so here you go!

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Otherwise Engaged

Feel free to be otherwise engaged while working on these socks – once you get in the rhythm, you’ll be able to concentrate on other things while working them. They are fantastic for a highly variegated skein, breaking up color in the most delightful way.

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Abuzz

You’ll be all abuzz putting colors together for these striking socks. Complicated though they may appear, the knitting is easy as pie.

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This Way and That

These socks just kind of go this way and that. The pattern is one that is simple, and elegant, and squishily perfect for any variegated gorgeousness you can’t stop yourself from amassing.

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