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Trail Runner

Trail Runner is a triangular shawl knit from the top down using two skeins of fingering/sock weight yarn. The textured fabric features natural elements that can be found while out hiking in the Pacific Northwest.

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Sock Knitting: A Review of Two Different Patterns

An honest review of two different "beginner friendly" sock patterns as a novice sock knitter: Simple Socks by Emily Bolduan and Hermione's Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder, with links to each one on Ravelry! I also offer my opinion on top-down vs. toe-up, short rows vs. heel-flap and gusset for turning the heel, and provide a link to a great tutorial on how to do Judy's Magic Cast On for toe-up socks.

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Sarah is the perfect shawl for anyone wanting to learn brioche. This top down crescent shawl with alternating sections of garter stripes and 2-color brioche will keep you entertained while the worsted weight yarn makes the project fly off your needles.

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How To: Keep Those Yarn Cakes Tidy!

A DIY solution to keeping those center-pull yarn cakes organized while you knit or crochet! These easy to make "Skein Spanx" give your cakes the support they need to keep from collapsing and getting tangled as the yarn is pulled out from the center. The best part is that you probably have all of the materials you need in your home already!

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Dragon Skin Cowl

Everyone should have a "go to" cowl in their wardrobe. They are easy to wear, look great over most styles of tops, are unbelievably comfortable, and keep you nice and toasty during the cooler months.

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Hybrid Hat—Free Pattern!

Hybrid is a hat pattern that combines the best of both worlds— the sleeker beanie style appearance with the comfortable slouchy hat fit.

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