This decadent shawl by Laura Aylor is knitted from the top-down in 2 or 3 colors. The shawl features 10 different textured and/or colorwork stitch patterns and is perfect for the easily bored knitter who needs an escape from 'mindless knitting'.
Kit includes pattern and selected yarn. For yarn winding services, click here. PRE-ORDER now available in all colors. Please contact us prior to placing your order for color availability, and allow at least 10 business days for shipping to your location.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Haven DK by Sunshine Yarns (60% Merino Wool / 20% Silk / 20% Yak; 100g/230 yds): 3 skeins, 1 of each color in yardage described below. Shown in Natural, Winter Warmer & Storybrook.
ALTERNATE YARN: Sulka Nina by Mirasol (60% Merino Wool / 20% Silk / 20% Alpaca; 50g/164 yds): 3 Skeins Main Color, 1 Skein Color B & 1 Skein Color C -OR- 3 Skeins Main Color & 2 Skeins Color B. Sulka Nina is a single ply, light DK yarn that is perfect for this pattern in heathered colors.
ALTERNATE YARN: Skyland by Blue Sky Fibers (40% Fine Highland Wool / 30% Silk / 30% Baby Alpaca; 100g/210 yds): 3 Skeins Main Color, 1/2 Skein Color B & 1/2 Skein Color C -OR- 3 Skeins Main Color & 1 Skein Color B. Beautifully plied yarn with great drape, warmth and sheen in solid colorways.
ALTERNATE YARN: Arroyo by Malabrigo (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 100g/335yds): 1.5 Skeins Main Color, 2 MINI Skeins Color B & 2 MINI Skeins Color C -OR- 1.5 Skeins Main Color & 1 Skein Color B. Use Arroyo if you would like a bit of color variegation from the kettle-dyed, merino wool, superwash yarn. The colors are spectacular and will astound even the tried and true knitter.
ALTERNATE YARN: Prairie Spun DK by Brown Sheep Co. (100% USA Wool; 100g/256yds): 2 Skeins Main Color, 1/2 Skein Color B & 1/2 Skein Color C. -OR- 2 Skeins Main Color & 1 Skein Color B. Spun & Dyed in the USA from American Sheep in this classic staple yarn. Please know that this yarn will not be as soft as merino wool.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 58" wingspan x 26" tall at center
YARDAGE: 460 yds main color, 85 yds Color B & 70 yds Color C + 30 yds in color B or C (optional I-cord bind-off) -OR- 460 yds Main Color, 155 yds Color B + 30 yds (for optional bind-off) All kits will include extra 30 yds for optional bind-off.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate- I-cord, great for learning new stitch patterns like slipped stitches!
NEEDLES: Size US 5 / 3.75mm & US 6 / 4mm 32" circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Markers, Tapestry Needle, Blocking tools such as mats, pins & wires (optional)
GAUGE: 20 sts = 4" in Garter Stitch after blocking
Olio images courtesy of Fogbound Knits. Yarn photos by Yarn Loop.