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That 70s Shawl

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

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

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

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

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.

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Down Time

These socks are just made for all of those minutes of down time. (Or up time, the socks aren’t picky!) Grab your favorite skein of DK-weight yarn, a cool drink, and fill your sock drawer and down time with sock knitting.

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Free Time

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.

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Directionality

Mix two speckly colors and play around with directionality on this fun-to-work and fab-to-wear cowl! The textured stitch is easy to execute but so much fun to work, and the fading from one color to another is soft and subtle. Add a few wee buttons, and voila! You’ve got a piece you can wear upside-down and rightside-up.

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Check Your Head

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.

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The Ticket

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…”

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Rainbow Boomerang

One day I was playing around with a deep blue skein of sock yarn and a wee rainbow set of minis. I inserted a rainbow into the middle of the garter-y sweep of a boomerang shawl, and could literally hear my rainbow-loving heart go pitter-patter. Now all I want to do is make Rainbow Boomerangs, other projects be damned. Want …