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Sunny Lace

A short post on this Monday morning to offer some visual inspiration at the beginning of your week. It's been more than 2 years since the release of Girasole and it's been one of my favorite projects to watch during that time. There have been so many beautiful versions that I've seen in my travels and on Ravelry in so many different yarn weights, colors and fiber blends – what a completely special experience that has been. So revisiting this pattern recently at BT Headquarters has been deeply satisfying. This version was knit with 12 skeins of Shelter in our...

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Romney Kerchief Pattern Now Available

We've gotten tons of nice requests for an official pattern to be made up for my Romney Kerchief that was posted here in April. The pattern has been through the gauntlet and come out on the other side all polished and shiny for you. We've worked up another sample version of the pattern in Shelter ("Nest") to provide an alternative to the handspun used in the original pattern.  The Shelter version is soft, squishy and lovely – it's already a wardrobe favorite at BT Headquarters. This is my favorite type of project: two skeins, easy knitting and a chic result....

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Pavement

The Iconic Red Scarf is something that I've been thinking about a lot this year.  A little splash of red is a great way to class up so many different wardrobe choices — especially if, like me, your clothing tends towards all things grey. The Red Scarf has been hanging around on my short list of design projects for a long time and when I first saw the Long Johns colorway of Shelter, it seemed that its time had finally come. Pavement is a textured scarf that addresses the nagging issue of reversibility.  It can become a worrisome chore, constantly...

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Ptarmigan

As the weather warms up, I find myself busying my hands with smaller projects.  Sure there are always a few sweaters that accompany me through the long & sweltering East Coast Summer, but small projects are always happily embraced during this time of year.  Mittens, gloves, neckwarmers, hats -- those in-betweens that we sprinkle around our larger undertakings -- help me feel like I'm being conscientious in storing up for Fall & Winter.  They also bulk up the now-depleted pile of gifts, so that when another cold season comes (we'll wait patiently) there are plenty of woolies to dole out...

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