Marin Shawl by Ysolda Teague

Not only does Ysolda have the greatest name ever, but she also has the best designs! This shawl is NOT EASY but it is well worth the time and effort it takes to get through. I mean, it's not difficult per se, but it's not something you can knit while you put your feet up and watch Season 1 of Cobra Kai (OMG it's like a total guilty pleasure. It's SO BAD that it's good!)

It is so lovely! I'm almost done and that last stitch will be exciting because I will block it immediately and give it to the amazing soul and goddess woman that has helped me birth my three babies and will very soon help me along with my third. As it's turning out, I may hand it to her as she walks into my home to join me ushering this little one earth side! I'm knitting as quickly as I can but enjoying every minute of this awesome pattern. 

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Topitos Romper by Marta Porcel

I LOVE this beautiful little romper because of the simple fair isle element that makes the contrast color look like speckled little hearts all over it :) The pattern is written for 3-6 months. It's written exclusively in Spanish and it's kind of a nightmare to follow because even as a Native speaker hte directions are unclear and often confusing but somehow I am getting through! I can see how adorable this project will end up and I've only just neared my bind off on the front portion.

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Bows Before Bros by Carrie Briggs

Can you stand the cuteness? Because I certainly can't!

These baby shoes knit up really quickly. I knit them up in under an hour in half Anzula Cricket in Gravity colorway and half in Tosh DK in Coquette colorway. THEY ARE GORGEOUS! I can't wait to see them on the beautiful little baby :)

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Tulip Romper and Tulip Bonnet by Briana Kepner

There is a very special baby coming next summer so I immediately started looking for things to knit for her!

I found this in a romper search and immediately loved it :) Shortly after I found out there was a matching bonnet and it is absolutely gorgeous. I knit both in Tosh DK in Coquette colorway. They came out gorgeous. You can find the finished products on my instagram feed. These projects are fun knits and SO quick to finish so I really recommend this for a gift for any baby girl!

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Riverbed Shawlette by Grace Akhrem

This shawlette is knitting up so quickly and it never gets monotonous even though it has a lot of garter stitch. It's a fun knit and I the ruffle edge makes it very feminine and adorable :)

I'm knitting it up in Anzula cricket and am very excited to block it because cricket has a great drape. It's a Christmas gift so I also can't wait to wrap it and gift it!

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Chance of Showers by Heidi Kirrmaier

I'm making this cardigan for my mom for her birthday. I never make really intricate things for people who don't knit because many don't understand the time and effort that goes into a handmade piece like this but it's my MOM. She made me and I'm pretty damn intricate. Just showing her some appreciation for that :)

This cardigan is lovely and I'm making in Anzula cricket. I can't wait to see the drape on it. Also, take not: the directions for how to "lift one" and "make one" are a bit misleading. Ask a more seasoned knitter how to properly make one and lift one if you're not sure because the directions in the pattern may foul you up.

I have 20 days to finish this. I may just be a little bit insane. LOL

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Wham, Bam, Thank You Lamb by Susan Chang

The designer's name rhymes with the name of her design!!! How great is that ?!?

I just made this cowl/neckwarmer in two days, which would have actually been done in just about an hour had I done it in one sitting. It's very easy and looks lovely on the neck once it's finished. Mine is blocking as we speak.

I can't wait to give this to my friend who lives in DC. Cold weather will be upon her soon and I'm sure she'll love the color (Ravelry Red) and the soft puffiness of Malabrigo Rasta. I also infused it with a lot of love so she can feel cozied up in her cowl.

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Konglelua by Ingvill Freland

I LOVE this hat but I've been doing some mindless stockinette knitting lately making another Joy Ride Top by Wool and the Gang. I've made it before and it's gorgeous but this time I'm making it mini dress length so there's a LOT of stockinette going on. Stockinette for DAYS.

So, to break that up (and because I'm getting more and more comfortable having more than one WIP at a time) I am starting on this beautiful hat pattern. I found out a dear friend will be moving to a much colder climate and am making her something to keep her warm in her new home. I'm using the Tosh Merino Light in Silverfox I had in my stash for this one because she is really special :)

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Fallen Cloud Shawl by Lisa Hannes

While it seems a bit superfluous to be knitting a shawl at the onset of a tropical summer, I've never knit a shawl before. I started looking for shawl patterns and I fell in love with this gorgeous one full of cables and yarn overs to keep it fun. 

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Rainbow Twist by Thao Nguyen

This simply cabled cowl knit up in two hours and it is so lovely! I did it in Malabrigo's Rasta yarn in the Aniversario colorway. It's technically not on my needles right now since it's done and as soon as I'm done fixing the wonky kitchener I did to graft the ends together I can post a pic on my social media. Oh, kitchener stitch... hmph.  

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Love Socks by Devon Clement

After FINALLY starting (AND FINISHING) my first pair of socks- which by the way ended up being too small for me so I had to give them to my daughter- I got brave and started on this pair of adorable heart- heeled socks. I can't wait to finish them and wear these on those nights when I feel like cozying up and watching a movie with my hunny while sipping some hot delicious tea. It's the simple things! :)

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Two Color Cowl by Purl Soho.

I just started this two color cowl for my niece. She just moved up to Boston to go to Berklee and I’m hoping to send it to her for her birthday (I’m making it in Tosh Sport- Flashdance and Antique Lace bought at my local knit shop). I’m very excited to see how this turns out! Click on the image to get the awesome pattern from Purl Soho NYC 🙂

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