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Unraveling Junco


From summer to winter! Junco was a personal challenge. I hadn't (and haven't) done a lot of Fair Isle knitting, and thought that it would be a fabulous idea to practice while also creating a design, because I'm nothing if not optimistic.

I chose three shades of delicious alpaca yarn from the shop I was working at at the time, and settled on a geometric pattern (that way it would be predictable and easy to follow) that reminded me of the little tracks that juncos leave when they hop about in the snow.

If I remember aright, I struggled with the edging a little, but I was pleased with the outcome - and so was Juniper Moon, the company who made the yarn, because they had me create two other designs just for them: a luscious scarf and a felted bag.

Find Junco (and the other patterns) here on Ravelry, and use code write31days to get Junco free through the end of the month - and check back tomorrow for the story behind Date Night.


This is day thirteen of my series 31 Days of Unraveling Designs - check here for intro and post list!

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