The cowl is textured, the different sections give it a lively rhythm. It knits up quickly and due to the pattern changes you won’t get bored.
is for my oldest daughter. She’s already a teenager, claiming to be adult, and refusing to wear childish colors like pink or purple. She needed something that shows that II take her seriously, so I made her a gray cowl. To compensate the serious color I decided to use some luxurious yarn with cashmere and silk content - she already knows how to take care of such a garment.
It’s a classic shawl, knitted from top down with many-many increases. The lace is rather tricky, as it’s knitted on the wrong side too. The beads make the shawl extra special.
is for my youngest daughter, using a unique shawl structure: it is made sideways, and the changes in the lace pattern form the shape of the shawl. I offer 3 different sizes, so that it can be an adult wear too.
The body of the shawl is a simple striped stockinette, and the lace adds the feminine touch. Despite looking complicated, this shawl is a great lace project for those who are not experienced in lace knitting.
Our family is dominated by women. It’s so much fun to see all these different type of women gathering together, showing different personalities and resembling each other. All four of them ordered something handmade for this fall. They all have their own style, they all know what they like and they are not afraid to express their special ideas. The result is a bunch of designs, all different as women can be, but all practical and feminine.
YARN USED IN SAMPLE
Lana Gatto Feeling 153 yds (140 m) / 50 g,
70 % wool, 20% silk, 10% cashmere, colorway: dove gray, 230 yards210 m
DK weight yarn, with high wool content.
US 6 4 mm 24” 60 cm long circular needle
Tapestry needle, stitch markers, cable needle
4 3/4” 12 wide and 47 1/4” 120 cm long. Please note, that the width is not the same for the whole loope because of the different patterns. I give tips for adjusting the pattern.
25 sts x 28 rows = 4 x 4” 10 x 10 cm in pattern from Chart C. Please note that in this particular project getting the right gauge is not essential. However, working with different yarnweight / gauge will effect both the yardage and the final size of the project as well.