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Gretchen Tracy
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Quatrefoil Cowl
Quatrefoil Cowl What can I say about this yarn? The minute I saw the color I KNEW I HAD TO HAVE IT, even though this yarn weight (worsted) in a mostly-cotton blend can be hard to design for (Why? Because lace isn't very crisp in this weight, the lack of str...

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Arrowhead Hat
Arrowhead Hat Pictured in Adult Large (that's why Hedwig's in her big hair today) The story behind this hat is simple: I have a friend who stru ggles to find a hat big enough for her hair, and I happen to know a n inde pendent knitwear accessory designer wh...

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Super Baby Beanie
Super Baby Beanie Pictured in size Adult Large Before we dive into the specifics o f the pattern, let's get one thing straight: yes, this hat is practic ally the same color as the last one I posted, the Four Winds Hat . As you'll remember, though, that's th...

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Four Winds Hat
Four Winds Hat Okay, I should begin any description of this hat with an admission: that I bought the yarn for my husband, and originally intended to design this bad boy for him. Then, however, the yarn told me that it didn't want to belong to him, it wanted...

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Nightmare Yarn Hat
Nightmare Yarn Hat Pictured in Adult Large Okay, first and foremost, let's get this straight: I'm not actually saying that this yarn (Lana Grossa Colorato Nodo) is a nightmare - I mean, heck, I picked it out, and was pretty darn excited when I saw it! Howev...

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Bump Up From Basics Beanie
Bump Up From Basics Beanie Pictured in Child Size Okay, I'm doing something a little bit different with this pattern, since I'm not offering it on my website, but through a video tutorial I created on Skillshare instead . Which means that, yes, I've had to ...

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Gathered Rib Scarf
Gathered Rib Scarf Okay, I wish I had a good story behind this scarf, but I don't. Basically, I've just been on kind of a variegated yarn kick lately, in part because I find it super difficult to find good patterns for but I love buying it, so... you do the...

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Susan's Scarf
Susan's Scarf I doubt many of you realize this, but what this scarf represents is actually a tiny miracle; namely, it's the second piece of a hat/scarf set that I designed to go together for the first time, EVER!!! (if you're interested, you can find Susan'...

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Susan's Slouch Hat
Susan's Slouch Hat (even though Hedwig is wearing it) As you can probably guess from the name in the title, this hat was designed with a specific person in mind. And in fact, I've been meaning to knit this person something for some time, but it wasn't until...

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