Christmas for most people looks like very busy schedules, jam-packed with a swirl of festive parties, social events and fantastic food! My preference however, seems to be veered towards having a more quiet and chilled time. In among the slew of demands and general craziness I find that all I need is some time to myself and my family.
The Candied Apples shawl is an asymmetrical piece that is knitted sideways. It has a zigzag edge on one side, which makes for an interesting shawl. It also features a combination of stockinette stitch and lace knitting for a more intricate texture.
I originally designed this shawl pattern for my friend who is a beginner in lace knitting, and I have since made it simpler to make it easy to understand. You can use hand dyed or variegated yarns for this shawl — any kind of yarn will look great with this pattern. You can even use thicker yarns so you can use the shawl this winter.
During Christmas, scarves, hats, and sweaters are very common gifts that we give to friends or loved ones. But what present do we give knitters? Surely you can’t give them something they can already make themselves. Here is a list of great gift ideas that you can give to someone who loves to knit. Depending on your budget (or your relationship), we have various tools, notions, and novelty items you can choose from.
The triangular knitting pattern style is certainly one of the more distinctive and classic styles of all the knitting pattern styles that there are. This is a style that when fully knitted, is light and easy to carry.
Harking from the 1800s, this traditional yet relevant style, drapes nicely and is a great layering piece for the Autumn time. The triangular knitting pattern style is a very flexible pattern, as you can use any one of your yarns to create this particular style.
This shawl has a funny story. When I planned to self-publish the Tourlaville shawl, I decided to make a video tutorial for it. Before the brioche part I also showed how to knit the same row twice - so in the swatch I got a striped part and a two-color brioche part above each other. This looked so inspiring that I wanted to make a shawl with this pattern for sure.
Don’t waste any of your special yarns! If you want to use up your yarns, we have various shawl patterns that you can adjust until the whole skein is used up. These specific projects are not gauge-sensitive, and you can increase or decrease the number of rows as you want. You can also repeat some charts.