Chess Shawl

I really enjoyed test knitting Raina Kruus’ Chess Shawl with the other lovely test knitters last month. The yarn is Dream in Color Jilly Cashmere in colorways Whetstone and Velvet Port. The shawl is warm and squooshy and the pattern was a delight to knit. It came out to a good size, too. My project … Continue reading Chess Shawl

Christmas Rose

I just finished this lovely MKAL (“mystery knit-along”), Christmas Rose by Jana Huck of Janukke. It turned out beautifully. This was a great brioche shawl that anyone with some intermediate brioche experience can knit. My shawl used beautiful Malabrigo Arroyo (sport weight) in colorways Plomo, Lavanda and Talisman. I purchased these online from Eat. Sleep. … Continue reading Christmas Rose

Silverleaf

Happy New Year! My first completed project for 2020 (just after midnight) is Silverleaf. I guess I could call this one Goldleaf due to it’s beautiful gold color. The yarn is Malabrigo Arroyo in Sunset. Malabrigo makes the best yarn—this was wonderful yarn to knit with and the semi-solid color makes the finished shawl color … Continue reading Silverleaf

Broadway and 32nd Street Shawl

I thought the colors and the pattern looked a bit Christmas-y, so it’s my Happy Holidays! photo post today. It’s the Broadway and 32nd Street shawl by Lesley Anne Robinson of Knit Graffiti Designs. This one is worked up in Potion Yarns Banshee in colorways Jeeves Does Not Approve, Milady’s Boudoir, Belle Du Jour, and … Continue reading Broadway and 32nd Street Shawl