Hot Right Now - March 2020
Every month Michelle searches Ravelry for the "hottest" patterns and picks out her favorite yarns to make them.
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Always by Tyne Swedish
Yarn Suggestion: 3 Neighborhood Fiber Company Studio Sock
If you are a Harry Potter fanatic you’ll recognize the inspiration for Tyne’s beautiful 3 color shawl as a complex heart-wrenching moment in the series. Whether you know the books or not this shawl is a great way to play with
color and a shawl shape we don’t see too often. It begs to be wrapped around your shoulders, perfect for early spring.
Shakerag Top by Amy Christophers
Yarn Suggestion: 2 - 3 skeins of Neighborhood Fiber CompanyCapital Luxury Lace
With spring starting to peek it’s head it is not too early to think about starting on a warm-weather top and this one is the perfect airy piece to keep you cool.
Farmington by Amy Herzog
Yarn Suggestion:1600-3200 yards of fingering weight. Plied Yarn Company fingering
Amy does it again with this classic pullover. Perfect to pair with jeans or something a little fancier it’s sure to keep you warm for years.
Bobble Zag Beanie by Athena Forbes
Yarn Suggestion: 1 skein of Malabrigo Rasta
It’s not too late to knit up one last bulky hat before cold weather is over. The bobbles and chunky weight keep it fun and fast, you could be done before Saint Paddy’s.
Scrapper Cardi by Safiyyah Talley
Yarn Suggestion: 4 - 6 skeins of Neighborhood Fiber Company Studio DK
This beautiful cardigan embraces the fade craze and combines it with a cozy garter texture for a classic layer you’re sure to wear for years. Stockinette stitch gives detail at the yolk to really make this piece pop!
Leap Day Mystery Crochet 2020 by Tamara Kelly
Yarn Suggestion: 324-540 yards of Sugarbush Chill or Malabrigo Rasta
A quick crocheted caplet it the perfect thing to fly off your hook and before you know it you’ll be able to wear it as an outer layer. Sugar Bush will keep you warm in the spring chill.
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