Category Archives: Shawls

Baja Striped Shawl

This was a fun pattern and by the time you’re bored, you get to do some garter for speed, the the edging begins! Yarn held doubled thr [...]

Elf Shawl

This is the Radiance Shawlette pattern and I made it once before, but it was so small that I knew I wanted to try it again – but large [...]

Forest Canopy Shawl

I tried to make this shawl when I first started knitting and it was a bit too ambitious for my skills then but I really liked it so I kept i [...]

Irish Fantastica Crocheted Shawl

I was able to use up some older stash in this shawl that kept asking, “What’s my purpose? Why do you buy so much sock yarn and n [...]

Yet Another Seraphina’s Shawl

Added one of my picot shell borders. I love the Seraphina shawl – if you haven’t made one – DO IT – This is my 10th! The [...]

Alpine Frost Wrap/Scarf

This yarn is amazing – so soft, but it’s a bit fragile, so I crochet with it. It feels like it may break when blocking if you do [...]

Across The Pond

I tend to make the same things over, and over, and over….. Do you? I just get these favorites going and they’re like old friends [...]

Finishing the Hugo Poncho

The Hugo Poncho is finished! This became a bit monotonous, as any large knit might. Thanks fully I was able to trek on since the yarn was so [...]

French Cancan, CABLES!

LOVE cables and just about anything that has them. This pretty pattern was actually fun to make. About the time you’re bored with the [...]

Wedding Ishbel for Sarah

The Ishbel by Ysolda Teague is my go-to for special occasion gift shawls. Love this pattern. Before I know it, I’m at the lace section [...]

The Gloomy Ulmus

I am a big fan of designs by Kirsten Kapur, and have several patterns, but I didn’t enjoy knitting this one. It looks nice, feels nice [...]

Flower Power Shawl

Really enjoyed finding something a little different to play with. Something with unique motifs (long and tall stitches), a new lace stitch t [...]

The Halyard Shawl

I can’t tell you how much fun I found this pattern. Between the color change yarn and the simple, but not boring pattern, I really enj [...]

Deep Red Shawl

This shawl is made of yarns given to me by friends. It’s nice when gifted yarn yields something so special – I really love it. T [...]

Creamy Dreamy Shawl

This pattern is the South Bay Shawlette by Lion Brand Yarn done up in Malabrigo Lace in Natural. I love to make this shawl in this yarn, it& [...]

French Black Shawl

Quick project but so many ends to weave in.  This was a free pattern over at Cascade Yarns and for the yarn and pattern details, my Ravelry [...]

Piquant

In my effort to complete the 12 Shawls in 2013, I try to get ahead in January so I can break from shawls to make holiday gifts later in the [...]

Shawl of Coins & Cables

LOVED this cabling pattern – very relaxing but not so much that it was boring. It was a free pattern on Elann.com, Coin Lace and Cable [...]

Shawl of Happy

One again it’s time to start my shawls for the shawl group I belong it. It was previously named so you would make the same shawls as t [...]

A year of Shawls

Year 3 …………… Year 2 …………… Year 1 …………… [...]

Fragile Sunshine

The Fragile Heart shawl pattern by Boo Knits was a nice knit. Picot bind off – who knew? Took a long time to do, but worth it (seems y [...]

Aqua Peasant Shawl

This was a project I hoped to make on a recent car trip we went on, but I was too car sick and nothing was helping this time. The yarn is Wo [...]

Blue Memory Shawl

As part of Camp Loopy 2012, here is my Project #1. A crocheted shawl and the pattern is Recuerdos de infancia (Childhood Memories?). Easy an [...]

Red & Tan Shawl

This crocheted red and tan shawl is made from various gifts of threads I’ve received over time from some lovely friends. The body is a [...]

Momijigari Shawl/Scarf

This long but narrow shawl I’ll probably use as a scarf. The pattern, Momijigari by Beth Kling, is pretty simple, but the stitch coun [...]

Happy Birthday Kristie

A Holden Shawlette for my lunch buddy in Malabrigo sock. The border is done with leftovers of the same yarn in similar colors. [...]

The Ladrada Shawl

Never having made a shawl from the edge up, I decided to give this one a go. This is the Ledrada Shawl by Mer Almagro made in Wollmeise. The [...]

Espresso Shawl

This is for me, the Holden Shawlette in Malabrigo sock inn a rich brown called Cordovan. I did some math before I began and extended the bod [...]

South Bay Shawlette in Handspun

This shawl is practically weightless. I’m amazed. Made from the spinning wheel of a friend, I’m in awe of how pretty turned out. [...]

Tavernier Shawl

Going to a wedding in the Florida Keys in November, and found a great dress, but wanted a matching shawl. Love this pattern (Ishbel by Ysold [...]

Transatlantic – Camp Loopy Project #1

After a good deal of persuasion, my knitting friend convinced me to join Camp Loopy for the summer. What a nice idea and I bet it’s a [...]

And away it goes…..

A gift bag completes the gift and off it goes to the birthday girl. Hope she likes it. [...]

Annalisa’s Shawl

This is the Ishbel Shawl, which has become a favorite for me. This is a Christmas present but I try to make those well in advance because I& [...]

Palest Pink Shawl

This is the Holden Shawl knit in Isager yarn. I really, really want to make it again in something softer, but the color (dried plaster) is r [...]

MichBelle Shawl

The Ishbel pattern from Yosolda Teague knit in Malabrigo Sock (ochre/primavera). [...]

Burgundy Wine

Crocheted in Wollmeise lace and the pattern is from Bernadette Ambergen. [...]

Iwen Shawl

This is made from the Cascading Stylish Shawl, widened the base chain by adding 2 repeats and added matte beads for the edges and 2 gold mon [...]

Artichokes and Eggplants Shawl

My ‘Artichokes and Eggplants’ shawl is really the Cabin Shawl in disguise with beads and an edging added. Download the FREE patt [...]

April Shawls

Here are 2 shawls I completed for the 11 Shawls in 2011 Challenge. These were made in Knit Picks yarns and they have them currently as sampl [...]

The Pink Shawl

Hooray! I finished this shawl for a friend for her birthday. I carried it around everywhere I went and tried to work on it. I guess it took [...]

Revontuli Shawl in Black & Red

This was a nice relaxing knit. I heard it was boring, but I found it to be nice while watching TV after the first section was completed. Too [...]

Blue Bay Shawlette

This was a great pattern. It looks complicated and lacy but once you begin, it’s the same two rows until you lose your mind and decide [...]

Cascading Stylish Shawl – pattern

The Cascading Stylish Shawl was fun to make and adding in the various color changes of this yarn, it seemed to go rather quickly. The patter [...]

Shell Script Wrap in Crochet – pattern

The Shell Script Wrap was a personal favorite for several years and by popular request, I’ve written it out and it’s now availab [...]

Hold me, Gustav

This is a modified table cloth pattern from an old magazine. I really like it, and hope to get a lot of use out of it.The pattern it’s [...]

Millefiori Shawl – Another Seraphina in disguise

I love this pattern and by now, I’ve made so many of these. Maybe 40 of them, but I’ve only kepy 5 for myself. They seem to be m [...]

The Cabin Shawl – a free pattern

Nice little stash buster shawl. Great for using up 2 yarn colors that are similar in weight. Yarns used for these shawls: Schoppel-Wolle Cra [...]

Crochet on through all crisis…

So off to the ER we go for a severe upper abdominal pain that has haunted me for @10 years every once in a while. I always thought it was my [...]

Daybreak shawl

I love them because they’re simple and I enjoy wearing them because they incorporate so much color into that simplicity. More of his p [...]
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