Moon sisters shawl knitting

Knitting The Moon Sisters Shawl Pattern in Orange

I purchased the Moon Sisters shawl pattern in June (2019). It is knit by holding two fingering weight yarns together except for the middle section where the yarns are separated to create a pattern. The cast-on for the shawl begins with a typical shawl cast-on, only much longer than any I’ve ever done. The center […]

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Dewdrops shawl

Finished Knitting Photography of My Dewdrops Shawl

Just a quick post to show my finished photos of the Dewdrops shawl. I began knitting the peach -colored triangle section a few months ago. (See my cast on post here.) I loved the yarn (Emma’s Yarn) so much that I then had to wait for the Four Purls yarn truck to visit my area […]

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Emma's yarn Dewdrops shawl

Casting On “Dewdrops” Triangle Shawl

In my previous post I mentioned that I was searching for the next project to cast-on. I’ve decided on the Dewdrops shawl, which is triangle shaped, but is knit from the bottom up. Here’s a photo of what I’ve knit so far. It’s a simple pattern that looks nice on both sides. I’m about a […]

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knitting needles and measuring ruler

Casting On A New Shawl, Which One to Choose?

I have a pattern for a free shawl (Lionberry) which I have tried to knit twice now. I give up after spending another two days of my life getting it started. All my rows end up short, and even when I try to add stitches I get holes in the rows. Obviously, I still need […]

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knitting the scrappy bias shawl in gradient colors

Easy Knitting FREE Shawl Pattern For Gradient Yarns

Lots of knitters love to use gradient color yarns.  Often shawl patterns work best for this, and I have found a free, simple pattern to try.  It is called the Scrappy Bias Shawl and you can download it at Ravelry.  I am grateful to knitters who share their free patterns.  It’s the perfect way for […]

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