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Knit Inspired!

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Knit Inspired!

Sometimes inspiration seems so random.

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Learn from me!

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Learn from me!

I recently took a leap of faith and jumped back in to the teaching mode. I’ve recorded my first video lessons for Skillshare.com, and awesome website that allows folks with some knowledge to share those skills with folks who are curious and anxious to learn.

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Simple Knit Triangle Shawl

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Simple Knit Triangle Shawl

Many of the shawls found in my shop, JiSTknits on Etsy start with a simple triangle from which individual garments evolve with decorative edges, borders and beads.  A triangle shaped shawl can be knitted from the bottom up… side to side or in this case, from the top down. 

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