Introducing … the Contentment Shawl!

Contentment Shawl

The Contentment Shawl is a pretty one-skein crescent-shaped shawl that is worked from the bottom up with a pretty lace border reminiscent of the lace pattern of the Contentment Cowl. The stockinette stitch body is shaped with short rows and finishes with … Continue reading

Introducing … Texture & Colour!

Texture & Colour wide

Texture & Colour is a new sideways asymmetrical, or bias, shawl. Like 8 Simple Stripes and Lovely Eyelets, it is worked from one corner point to the opposite edge. Easy increase (kfb) and decrease (k2tog) stitches are alternated to create a … Continue reading

Free Knitting Patterns: Jagged Triangular Scarf

Jagged Triangular Scarf Edging

My free Truly Triangular and Totally Triangular Scarf knitting patterns have been hugely popular. These triangular scarves are easy to work, can be worn as either a scarf or a shawl, and garter stitch scarves or shawls are always popular in … Continue reading

Introducing … the Indulgence Wrap!

Indulgence Wrap

The Indulgence Wrap is the third pattern in the Winter Comfort Collection. This silky soft rectangular wrap is a truly indulgent shawl to wrap around the shoulders on a cold evening. Designed in a silk and merino DK weight yarn, this wrap drapes beautifully and … Continue reading

Changing Colours When Knitting Stripes 101

8 Simple Stripes Shawls

Knitting patterns that include different colour yarns make for beautiful projects. But does changing yarn colours make you nervous even with simple stripes? Don’t be nervous. Jump right in and choose the technique for changing colours that works best for you! … Continue reading

Introducing … Lovely Eyelets!

Lovely Eyelets is a another sideways asymmetrical, or bias, shawl that is very similar to 8 Simple Stripes. It is also worked from one corner point to the opposite edge in garter stitch. The same increase (kfb) and decrease (k2tog) stitches are used to … Continue reading

Introducing … 8 Simple Stripes!

8 Simple Stripes hanging

8 Simple Stripes is a sideways asymmetrical, or bias, shawl that is worked from one corner point to the opposite edge. Easy increase (kfb) and decrease (k2tog) stitches are alternated to create a soft triangular shape. The interesting stripe pattern … Continue reading

Introducing … the Vine Stripe Shawl!

Vine Stripe Shawl

The Vine Stripe Shawl is the third shawl in my spring trio of sideways shawl knitting patterns. I love a sideways shawl pattern. They are quick and easy to knit and they are so lovely. This project came from a great partnership … Continue reading