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

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

Emi’s Shawl test for Knit Graffiti

Lesley Anne Robinson of Knit Graffiti's new Emi's Shawl, is a fun, fast and beautiful brioche and garter stitch shawl, just released on Ravelry. I used Spun Right Round Superwash Sock 80/20 in colorways Banshee, Ain't No Disco and Reaper's Rags for this test knit. Turned out great! And from seeing the other testers' projects, … Continue reading Emi’s Shawl test for Knit Graffiti

Mauvelous!

I love Lesley Anne Robinson's brioche shawls! I just finished this one, Mauvelous, with Madelinetosh Twist Light in colorways Beautiful Liar, Heart of Glass, and Slugworth. Turned out pretty! I love how the brioche and lace play well with each other. It's funny—I couldn't wait to finish the garter and lace sections just to get … Continue reading Mauvelous!