The Miya Shawl was one of my first designs when I started designing while teaching English in China. It’s a lovely little shawl that’s knit from end to end and easy to work. The lace pattern increases and decreases creating the scalloped edging and it’s worked from end to end so it’s easy to make longer if you have more yarn, or make narrower if you’d like more of a scarf. It was originally designed and knit in Lotus Yarns … Read More
I’m really excited that I’m going to begin teaching at the new shop in Cary, Warm N’ Fuzzy this fall. I’m going to start with a class on beginning lace, using the Miya Shawl. This will be my third Miya, and this time I’m using Swans Islands Natural Colors Collection 100% Organic Merino Wool in Fingering Weight from Maine. Look how pretty it is! It’s a lovely light purple with a little grey.
I went to Yarn Tree Studios today in Raleigh and they were having 50% off on some of their yarns. I couldn’t help myself. I have a healthy stash already, but with that big of a sale, who can say no? So here’s what I bought:Wolle’s Color Changing CottonI’ve never knit a shawl from cotton before, but I was curious to try it with these long color changes. Manos Serena 3 ply baby alpaca/pima cotton Apparently I was in … Read More