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Stana D. Sortor


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Stana D. Sortor’s grandmother taught her how to knit and crochet when she was a little girl. Ever since she took her projects everywhere. Of course she has experienced some sidesteps on her knitting path, like trying to be an artist, photographer or writer, but she always returned to her favorite activity.

Find Stana on her blog Stana’s Critters Etc http://stana-critters-etc.blogspot.com/

Projects by Stana D. Sortor


Spotted Around Hat

This fun leopard print hat is a wonderful companion to the Spotted Around Scarf. The hat is knit in the round, from bottom up, starting with 1×1 rib brim, and continued with the leopard pattern for the body of the hat. Shown with an optional pom pom in both colors.

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Paw-some Hat

The Paw-some Hat is a wonderful companion to the dog’s cowl and human infinity scarf from the August 2020 issue. Plus, it shows the world just how much we love our furry friends! Knit in the round, from the bottom up and starting with 2×1 rib brim, you’ll love how quickly this pattern starts to whip into shape. 

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Spotted Around Scarf

Time to let your wild side run free with this fun and fresh design featuring a leopard-inspired pattern and a clean ribbed edge. And because this scarf is knit in the round, the wrong side is conveniently hidden inside the project making this accessory ready to wear as soon as you bind off. And once you’re finished, be sure to knit the Spotted Around Hat to match!

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Harvest Poncho

Two rectangles are sewn together to create this poncho. The pattern is completely reversible and starts and ends with a 2×2 ribbing edge. This poncho is cozy and warm and features the Cascade Yarns Aereo in Provence just like the Sweet Cinnamon Scarf!

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Paw-some Dog Cowl + Matching Paw-some Infinity Scarf

Show your four-legged friend some love with this adorable set featuring a dog cowl and a complementary cowl for their human companion. The dog’s cowl is adjustable by adding or subtracting the 15 sts pattern repeat so it fits your favorite dog! Get practice using the provisional cast on, knitting in the round and the Kitchener stitch as you make a set of your own. (Hat pattern coming in October 2020!)

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Corinna Checker Blanket

Corinna is knit flat in two colors and finished off with a fabric backside to neatly hide any yarn strands on the wrong side of the work. Complete with an I-cord edges with a clean finish, the end result is a cozy blanket destined to be a classic piece to add to your reading chair.

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Wine-derful Time Snowman Bottle Cozies

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, not to worry! If the white runs out, drink the red! These adorable snowmen make the perfect last-minute gift — especially if you’re bringing wine to a holiday party and want to treat the hosts.

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Golden Hour Fair Isle Scarf

Have fun mixing and matching your favorite colors in this one-of-a-kind pattern. Knit in the round and starting with 1×1 ribbing, you’ll work the fair isle pattern and finish it off with another 1 x 1 rib edge. The wrong side is conveniently hidden inside the scarf, so there’s no need to worry — no matter how you style it, the scarf will always look its best!

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