Well Autumn has well and truly arrived in sunny Worcestershire. To help keep you busy and get ready for those cold winter nights I’ve got 2 new Shawl patterns being Launched this month. The Madresfield and Eckington.
But before that we’ve got to mention the “Christmas Word” as we knitter know you have to start your preparation early. it get you started I’ve created a FREE pattern for a quick easy cute babies
Christmas themed Vest Top. The Lulsley Vest Top PDF can be down loaded now.
The Madresfield, named after not only a local village but also a grand house that befits this design. its a shorter shawl that not only suitable for wearing over winter layers but also ideal for popping over you shoulder when sat watching the world go by, whilst knitting your winter projects . Knitted on 3.5 mm (US4) needles, this sample is made in British Wool Marketing Board ‘Platinum’ Certified Organic Blue Faced Leicester from Wooltops, but any yarn knitting to the same gauge will work perfectly well.
It has no complicated stitch patterns and can be made with or without the bead detail. Its knitted in one piece in double knit yarn, you’ll soon see it growing before your eyes.
Also out later this month is the Eckington Shawl. This bright , warm and versatile shawl would look perfect with that special evening wear at pre Christmas Parties or be just as home on Christmas Day walks.
This lace Weight shawl knitted in one piece and uses short rows to create distinctive shaping. Open lacework is interspersed with bands containing beads in 3 sizes.
Knitted on 3.5 mm (US4) needles, this sample is in Araucania Botany Lace and Rowan Finest 4 ply, but any yarn knitting to the same gauge will work perfectly well.
The finished size when blocked are 76” long, and the width is 8” at ends and 18” at center.
Deb…….the Dizzy Tyke