A Brief History of the Modern Shawl

If you Google “shawl,” the first few results are the usual mainstream ones— Wikipedia, Etsy, some clothing e-commerce sites. But then, Ravelry knitted shawl pattern listings quickly take over the page. I think it’s easy to say, knitters own the shawl in the Western world in this day and age. Historically, shawls were functional layering […]

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Shawls for Spring: The Catlett Shawl

As previously discussed, shawls are a perennial favorite among knitters. As the weather warms up, it’s nice to have a smaller project to tote around and work on in public. Shawls are light to carry and don’t require a ton of yarn; there’s nothing worse than sitting in the sun with a hot, heavy pile […]

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Snowy Stroll Shawl or Tree Skirt

Snowy Stroll Shawl or Tree Skirt designed by Jill Wolcott Giving personalized gifts is a cinch with this innovative, multi-purpose design! For one person it is an intricate shawl, but for another it becomes an elegant tree skirt. The center panel brilliantly displays a cheerful fir tree hidden in the beautiful, easily executed lace for […]

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