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Pretty Projects: Jess's Chesapeake Shawl

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Pretty Projects: Jess's Chesapeake Shawl

How lovely is this gorgeous shawl? The pattern is from The Chesapeake Needle, one of our favorite designers. You can find it here on Ravelry, along with my project page. The yarns are JOMA Yarns Sock-a-Rino in Cake for Breakfast, and Onion Organic Cotton in turquoise. Truthfully, this is supposed to be a two-skein shawl, but apparently, I'm unable to crochet anywhere near gauge. I mean, not even close. So after I ran out of sock yarn, I added the Organic Cotton. I wasn't sure if this was a good idea -- after all, mixing wool and cotton is not...

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Great Ideas: The Humble Hap

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Great Ideas: The Humble Hap

Haps are a particularly warm and simple shawl, usually associated with the Shetland Islands. The word Hap itself is simply Scottish for shawl or wrap. While fine lace shawls are also associated with the Shetland Islands, it is the humble Hap that I think of most often when I think of Shetland shawls. Traditionally, Haps were knitted with a construction technique that began with a central square, usually knitted back and forth. From there, a border was knitted in the round, encompassing the middle square. This method of construction is still associated with most Shetland lace shawls and the more...

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Pretty Projects: Jess's Huldra Shawl

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Pretty Projects: Jess's Huldra Shawl

I'm all done with this beautiful shawl, and just wanted to show it off. I can't believe how beautiful it is, and I'm honestly both impressed by the pattern itself and by the yarn I used for it, both created by Jennifer at Cedar House Yarns. The Ravelry Project for my shawl is here, the pattern is here on Ravelry, and the yarns are Cedar House's Sapling Sock in Twilight, Cervidae, and Smoked Porter. The shawl technically only requires two skeins of yarn, but since I didn't swatch (I know, I know), I ran out of my skein of Twilight early...

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Great Ideas: 16 Ways to Find Your Fade

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Great Ideas: 16 Ways to Find Your Fade

Have you been intrigued by the Find Your Fade Shawl phenomenon, but just can't figure out which colors will work? We've compiled a number of suggested fades for you from our gorgeous sock yarns. Even if you aren't making a shawl, hopefully you'll find these combinations inspiring. Have fun! Want a kit? We do custom kits! Just email us and ask.   Fade 1 - Brown to Blue: Yarn Love Juliet Sock - Belgian Chocolate; Dragonfly Fibers Djinni Sock - Winter Woods, Cedar House Yarns Sapling Sock - Ginger; Yarn Love Juliet Sock - Copper Canyon; Cedar House Yarns Sapling Sock -...

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Free Patterns: Color Pop Shawl

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Free Patterns: Color Pop Shawl

We are excited to share a brand new free pattern for our beautiful Color Pop Shawl.                          Color Pop is a simple, but extra warm and cosy shawl made from four skeins of customer favorite Stonehedge Fiber Mill's Shepherd's Wool. The contrasting colored tips of the shawl keep it playful, but sophisticated. The seed stitch keeps it snuggly enough for the coldest weather. This shawl is oversized, 97"x 32". You can download the FREE pattern. We hope you enjoy this easy, comfortable shawl all winter!

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