Hot Line

Hot Line by MonsterKnits is a triangular-shaped shawl with elements of garter stitch, stripes and fisherman’s rib. If you’re not into brioche, but like the way it looks, fisherman’s rib may be your thing! This was the perfect pattern to show off my Dream in Color Smooshy with Cashmere Ode to Spring Set that I … Continue reading Hot Line

Hope Raises test knit for Paola Albergamo

Paola Albergamo designed her cowl, Hope Raises, with textured stitches to offer FREE during the pandemic. Easy stitches and DK weight yarn make it a fast knit and looks lovely! I test knitted with Madelinetosh Farm Twist in colorway Elizabeth Taylor. The Farm Twist feels like silk, but is lovely to work with because it’s … Continue reading Hope Raises test knit for Paola Albergamo

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