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


Aspen Toiletry Bag

Everyone has that person on their list who is impossible to buy for. Make that a thing of the past and whip up one of these attractive toiletry bags! With subdued heathered shades of wool and a leather handle, Aspen is perfect for the hard-to-buy for man in your life.

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Frilled with Joy Peplum Tunic

This warm-weather tunic features contrast color pops of I-Cord, an easy to wear silhouette and a super fun peplum! And the best part – the only seams in this tank are at the shoulder. Soothing stockinette stitch makes this a good project to have in your hands while watching TV.

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Eloise the Elephant

Ready for some serious snuggling? Eloise the Elephant is too! She’s got a nice fat belly, perfect for squishing. She’s also the perfect blank canvas for any fun embellishments you can think of to add.

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Whale of a Time Mobile

Make this fun, whale-themed mobile to entertain your little one. It’s easy to personalize this to match your own taste or the décor in your nursery. With little fish, whales and clouds, this mobile is a whimsical addition to a chic nursery. Personalize it to your unique tastes by adding different shaped beads, a different color scheme such as rainbows, pastels or monochrome – the sky’s the limit!

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Fiber Throwdown

 Choosing yarn for a project can be quite daunting. There are so many fibers and blends available: from workhorse highland wool to merino to alpaca; cotton to bamboo to linen; acrylic, acrylic blends, and nearly every possible combination of any of these. A 100g skein of yarn might cost $1.99 (think craft store acrylic), or

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Sunrays Shawl

Let the sun shine down with this fun shawl that’s as fun to wear as it is to make. Self-striping yarn creates interest without the hassle of changing colors.

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Starry Mountains Afghan

Try out a new technique using slipped stitches in this couch or lap-sized blanket. This piece is worked in a bulky weight washable yarn, making it easy to care for and a quick project! This woven-look throw is guaranteed to cure your winter blues.

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Green Whimsy Dress

Who could resist smiling in this cheerful polka dot frock? You will be able to knit this up seamlessly from the top down, and your little one will be excited to wear it as she twirls through the last days of summer.

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