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Patterns

Shop local–and vote on which pattern I should use for Malabrigo’s Dos Tierras!

Here is this week’s newsletter, and if you want to pop straight over to the survey on which pattern I should use for Dos Tierras, here’s the direct link for that!

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Point the Way — Update

I am uploading the finished pattern to Ravelry as we speak. You can also access it here. Special thanks to Laurel Dormaier for test knitting!

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Point the Way

I finished drafting a hat pattern for Malabrigo Arroyo. It’s based on this picture from a mail order catalog: Here’s my version, worn by one of the glass heads and by me The pattern is in draft form–if you’d like to try it out, click here for the pdf!

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Tale of a bind off in this week’s newsletter. 

Right here.    

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Waiting for Rain KAL

Waiting for Rain combines garter stitch with short row lace. We’re casting on tomorrow–care to play? 5-7 pm. I auditioned a couple of combinations for a two-color version, but this one was my fave.   

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Did you know?

Yarn Folk’s newsletter has moved to a weekly publication schedule! The last two weeks can be viewed here and here, and if you are not on the email list, use the sign up link at the right of this page!pic Free pattern for hat pictured above is available on Ravelry, and I designed it to … Continue reading »

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Curls + Shawl Pin

A copy of Hunter Hammersen’s Curls and a shawl pin make a great gift. These patterns are gorgeous, and can be adapted to many different weights of yarn. Not only that, they can be adjusted to the yardage you have available!   

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Westknits Mystery KAL

This year’s Westknits Mystery Knitalong starts today! With recent shipments from Meadowcroft Dyeworks, One Twisted Tree, and Malabrigo, there are lots of options in the sock yarn department. I auditioned a few different combos, but this was the one that stuck. Bonus, if you need some tips for wearing your shawls, check out this instructional … Continue reading »

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Spectra

I have been working on Spectra, from Stephen West, and it’s so much fun to knit. Dream In Color Jilly for the main color, and Noro Silk Garden Sock for the wedges.    

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Pattern idea for variegated yarns

This is a design that would work really well with the variegation of the Dream In Color Jilly with Cashmere, and it looks like it would be a rhythmic and relaxing knit. Country Song Shawl    

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