Stratum Shawl

Here's a lovely new brioche shawl pattern by Leela Frankcombe, Stratum shawl. I test knit this interesting shawl pattern for Leela with Machete Shoppe Simple Sock in colorways Lovedrunk and Winter Wonderland, purchased from Yarn Social in Kansas City, Missouri. The cord-looking elements near the edge of the shawl, made with Leela's welt stitch, were … Continue reading Stratum Shawl

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

Canyon Sunset test knit for KnitGraffiti

I always love knitting up Lesley Anne Robinson's brioche patterns! They are so well-written and fun to knit! This latest test knit is Canyon Sunset. I used Hedgehog Fibres Sock in colors Salty Tales, Sorry not Sorry and Vengeance. This shawl worked up fairly quickly and I am very pleased with the results! My project … Continue reading Canyon Sunset test knit for KnitGraffiti

Perfect Blend test/sample for Casapinka

Perfect Blend was a fun mystery knit-along (MKAL) sample shawl to test for Casapinka! My Perfect Blend shawl was knit with 12 mini skeins of Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply Toes in the gradient colorway Piece of Cake. Perfect Blend kits can be purchased here. Bronnie designed another fun shawl pattern with different tea-themed recipes included. … Continue reading Perfect Blend test/sample for Casapinka

Sunrise Over Bryce sample for Spruce Lane Designs

I love it when Deb sends me pink yarn! Another sample knit for Spruce Lane Designs, Sunrise Over Bryce. She sent me two skeins of Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply in Wild Iris colorway, A Light. This shawl is great for binge watching or social knitting. I basically memorized the lace section because it was so … Continue reading Sunrise Over Bryce sample for Spruce Lane Designs