Amy Gunderson

Amy Gunderson

Amy Gunderson is a Midwest transplant living in beautiful North Carolina with her husband and their adorable yellow lab, Suzy. She works full time as Creative Lead for Universal Yarn, and does independent design in her spare time.

Projects by Amy Gunderson

Peridot Scarf


Fringed and fabulous, the different lace details of this scarf are truly stunning. Its intricate design is enhanced by the combination of two lightweight yarns: a fingering weight wool/silk blend and a cotton metallic laceweight. On their own, each yarn has special qualities, but together, they really shine!

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Diamond Shawl


April’s birthstone is the stunning diamond. Diamonds can be a knitter’s best friend, too! Diamond motifs large and small sprinkle this rectangular wrap. Plant fibers keep this project suitable for warmer months, and a metallic thread woven through the yarn gives it just the right special sparkle.

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Afternoon Coffee Cardigan


Get ready to snuggle up with a good book and relax in this cozy, easy-to-wear cardigan. Though there are a lot of cables in this cardigan, it goes quicker than you’d think in a bulky yarn. Pockets and a fold-over collar lends a casual feel to a staple sweater.

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Woodland Bunny


Bunny can be seen gallivanting through the woods with her pal, Fox. Bunnies get cold sometimes, so it’s extra important to knit her a hat.

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Patches Make Perfect Ornaments


Bust your yarn, ribbon, and button stashes with these fun ornaments. Work in traditional Christmas colors, or work in a color scheme all your own to match your tree. These are also fun to make and hang year-round!

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Change of Lace Shawl


Twisted stitches, cables, and lace make this an interesting knit, while bulky yarn keeps the project relatively quick. Wear it as a shawl, belted as a faux-cardigan, or numerous other ways.

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