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Versicolor- FREE PATTERN

Posted by Julia Wardell on

Versicolor means of various colors and this shawl is the perfect way Learn some new stitches while playing with various colors when creating this attractive triangle shawl.  The shawl begins with a garter tab and grows from the tab top down. It was created to compliment the Color Me Happy Kits that are offered in the shop. However,  this project is also a good way to destash colors you may have left from other projects.  So let your creativity and  versicolor imagination go wild! Note: That while this comes with written instructions this is more of a shawl recipe than a pattern....

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To frog or not to frog... that is a very good question.

Posted by Julia Wardell on

To frog or not to frog is always a question I ask myself. First you need to understand that I have only been knitting since 2012 and my idea of frogging means taking everything back to the beginning. Like to the very beginning and starting completely over. And yes I know what "life lines" are and no I have no desire to use them. Even though they could save me from a lot of heart ache. Its just the idea of stringing this long piece of what ever through a bunch of stitches seems like it would take longer than...

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Neon Sampler

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Learn to knit some new stitches while creating this attractive Triangle shawl. This is a great project to use one skein of yarn and some leftovers that may be in your stash. Pattern is written but is also suggestive, meaning it is more like a recipe to make this particular shawl. While the pattern suggests using US Needle size 3, please use whatever size needle you would like to create the type of drape that you want in your finished shawl. Gauge is not significant. Adjust the needle to a comfortable stitch that is not too tight or too loose....

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Syncopated Bees- Shawl Recipe

Posted by Julia Wardell on

This pattern is available for free and was designed by my ever so talented Mom- Deborah Arnouts This pattern is more of a recipe to make this particular shawl than it is an actual pattern. The shawl uses two colors of fingering or sock yarn and one skein of mohair lace that matches or coordinates with one of the colors. Knitted shawl was done on size 3 needles. However, adjust needle to a comfortable stitch that is not too tight or too loose. Because my Mom is a super loose knitter so she tends to knit everything on lace size...

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Nomination for the Creative Blog Hop

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I was nominated by C.C. Almon (Javapurl on Ravelry) on her blog for the creative Blog Hop. I am suppose to answer four questions about crafting and then nominate 2 other individuals. So here goes nothing..... Question 1: What am I working on? I am working on a ton of things! I'm probably working on more things than I should be at the moment. But for some reason I welcome chaos in my life so I guess I am becoming used to juggling many many yarn balls. At the moment I am finishing the last month of first edition of...

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