Tag Archives: shawls

  • At Long Last: Twist Shawl Update

    This baby has been a long time coming. Persistence pays off. After my last attempt came out close-but-not-quite, I tried again. I hope I don’t jinx myself when I say: it’s perfect!!! I love my Twist Shawl pattern. It has a fond place for me. It was my first pattern that really had any momentum …

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  • Blast Off to the Sun: Possibly the Most Amazing Shawl Pattern of All Time

    From the very first stitch, this project felt celestial to me. Maybe it was the prismatic golden yarn with its silky sheen. I honesty don’t know. This shawl design literally transported me from one life into the next, and I don’t plan to forget it anytime soon. This shawl–I call it Blast Off to the …

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  • Hatching Plans-The Key to Every Knitter’s True Success

    The Birthday Sale is live through the end of the weekend. In case you missed it, the details are here! 38% off with the code  Birthday38. — I will say this: lists are everywhere. I have lists. Reed has lists (slightly less legible). We are plotting. And planning. Some items are simple. Take a shower. …

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  • Rainland Shawlette Pattern Release

    Remember when I finished this baby? And the little grey version? Well, the pattern is finally out. Tech edited, shiny, and everything. The best part is the pattern includes versions to accommodate both yarn weights: Sport and DK. I love this pattern because it is simple. Sometimes (most of the time) simple knitting is my …

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  • A Purple Shawl for Fall

    You’ll be happy to know the purple yarn did indeed turn into a shawl, although, in all honesty, I may have spent more time unknitting and reknitting and than Just Knitting. This simple crescent shawl has a check stitch border. Sometimes I forget alternating knit 2, purl 2 can look quite pretty for being so …

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  • Little Grey Shawl

    Meet the my latest wardrobe essential. I finally finished this baby, knit in Madelinetosh Pashmina’s* Kitten colorway. Me-ow! My new petite shawlette is another version of my first crescent shawllette.  The gauge was smaller on the Pashmina, which required some reworked math to result in similar dimensions. Nothing’s ever easy. When I eek out time to …

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  • Just Knit

    Finally. After so much fiddling, I can just knit. I have spent so much time of late finishing projects, weaving in ends and blocking. And swatching. Oh, the swatching! Not to mention all the tiny projects–some baby hats and of course socks. All of it is necessary, but none of it gives me the satisfaction …

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