Do you ever have one of those days where you browse through your Pinterest board in hopes that there’s an exciting new pattern you forgot about? Today is one of those days for me, and I wanted to share my reunion with this gorgeous shawl: Durrow!
This shawl is absolutely gorgeous, and the projects people have put on Ravelry are a real treat as well! It’s been on my to-knit list for a while, and though I’m not sure if I would end up using all 4 colors it recommends, this Malabrigo and Ultra Alpaca Fine certainly catches my eye.
I’ve been playing with color combinations in the store again, can you tell?
This week’s featured yarn is Mille Colori Socks and Lace, from Lang Yarns. It’s a fingering-weight blend of 75% Wool and 25% Nylon. The nylon lends durability to socks, but this yarn is also an exquisite choice for light and lacy shawls and scarves. It has a gradient self-striping effect, and comes with or without a metallic strand for a bit of sparkle.
This week’s featured yarn is Painted Desert, from Knitting Fever!
Painted Desert is a fingering weight 100% superwash wool yarn. It consists of different colored strands plied together, with an overall gradient color changing effect. It comes in a rich, but subtle color palette. Painted Desert would be an excellent choice for socks or for shawls!
Click here for a free pattern from Knitting Fever for a simple shawl which lets this yarn’s beautiful colors shine.
These photos of the shawl from Ravelry users show off the lovely effect of the yarn in a variety of colors.