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Heal Thy Soles Sock Pattern by Rachel Russ

Anyone who knits knows that not all socks are created equal. Handknit socks are, of course, the best — made with love, wool, and someone’s bare hands, they embrace your hardworking tootsies like no commercially produced sock ever will. Knitwear designer Rachel Russ took it one step further.  While undergoing chemo for breast cancer, Rachel’s feet …

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It’s a Scarf, It’s a Stole…It’s Hypotenuse!

Hypotenuse is a knitting pattern that uses a reversible triangle lace pattern created by Riin Gill.  You can knit the scarf sized version from one skein of slinky Merino Tencel fingering weight yarn, or go big with the two skein stole version.   Our samples, pictured here, were knit up in Colorado River (scarf) and …

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Free Fabulous Fingerless Fmitts, er, mitts pattern

We have a new pattern available, and this one is free! Carol Ullmann’s Fabulous Fingerless Mitts are super easy to make and use just one skein of our DK Silk. They would make wonderful holiday gifts! (Yes, it’s only June, but time flies.) But be sure to make yourself a pair first! You can download …

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Trecolori Shawl Pattern Now Available

I am so happy to share my first paid pattern, the Trecolori Shawl, with everyone. Trecolori is an asymetrical shawl striped in three Happy Fuzzy Yarn colorways using an adapted Fibonacci sequence. The sample I knit for this pattern used Corrie Sock fingering weight yarn in “Peony,” “Granny Smith,” and a multicolor named “Jane” that …

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Free shawlette pattern!

I have a gift for you! I designed a shawlette and I am giving you the pattern for free! It uses one skein of my Corrie Sock, or you can use two skeins and keep going if you want a full size shawl. I used the Budgie colorway. You can download the free pdf here …

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Adventures in Fibonacci Weaving

This is about the interconnectedness of all things. In 1202, Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci, an Italian mathematician, wrote a book called Liber abaci (“Book of the abacus”). In this book he posited a problem: A certain man put a pair of rabbits in a place surrounded on all sides by a wall. How many pairs of …

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