Category Archives: shetland wool

Timbers Hat, updated

My Timbers Hat design, first released in 2006, has always been a favorite. The worsted weight Dale yarn I used for it originally was discontinued years ago, so I’ve upped my game, updated the pattern to my now-usual format and reworked it in some wonderful Jamieson’s Shetland Heather Aran for a slightly denser, warmer, more durable hat.  Continue reading

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Rose Arbor Hat

This hat was inspired by the upcoming “Rose City Yarn Crawl” in Portland, OR. The last couple of years,  Jamieson’s US distributor, Simply Shetland, a sponsor of the yarn crawl, asked me to donate some of my patterns to go … Continue reading

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Baby Elephant Blanket

I’m not too big on marketing.  I’d much rather be designing or knitting.  So, in case you just follow me here, through TwoStrands.com, and missed my lone post over the summer about moving my home, business and website… Here’s a … Continue reading

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Cholla Blossom Fingerless Mittens

My latest:

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Dale Clearance – more awesome reductions!

September 2018 UPDATE:  The Dale clearance yarns and books are being moved to the “On Sale” section of my new website, MaryAnnStephens.com.

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