Posts tagged January 2019
Why You Should Have a Long Term Project

I’m a huge advocate of year-long knitting projects. In 2019 I am making a concentrated effort to publish two Klever Knits Designs patterns each month and that means every now and then I’m going to want to make a little something just for me, just for the pure joy of knitting itself. That means the long-term projects needs to be something that I can pick up as I please, and make enough progress that I’m encouraged to keep going. Modular blankets can fit this perfectly.

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Mollis Shawl

The Mollis shawl is named for the latin translation of “soft” or “tender”. A few months ago I had driven south of Charleston to a small town in Beaufort, SC as they are home to the closest yarn store that I could visit. While I was browsing the shelves I came across Wool Addicts’ Water (by Lang Yarns) in a soft, muted rose-pink color. In March, we are planning an epic ski vacation in European in the Alps of France, Switzerland, and Italy. I knew I wanted to create a shawl that would work great for the après lifestyle in the early evenings but that would be functional and keep me warm as well. And thus the Mollis shawl was born.

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