carousel scarf by cate carter-evans of infinite twist

 

The Perfectly Colorful Shawl

Cate Carter-Evans of Infinite Twist shows you how to select and combine colors to create flattering and wearable shawls.

With tools for creating color palettes and advice on picking colors to complement your existing wardrobe, this in-depth tutorial gives you the tools you need to work fearlessly with color. 

Check it out on the Infinite Twist Blog!

 


 

How to Wear Hapa (and other shawls, too!)

Melissa of With Mel

In her warm, approachable style, Mel takes us through a number of styling options to combine and layer shawls to get more styling options out of your handknits.

Check it out on her gorgeous blog, With Mel!

 

 

 


 

Yarn Substitutions

Jill Wolcott of Jill Wolcott Knits

We all do it. We see a pattern and then choose the yarn, or we choose the yarn, then find a pattern that will work. We have also likely had some less than glorious outcomes. 

So how do you make a knowledgeable and appropriate yarn substitution? 

Jill takes you beyond gauge with this informative and thorough yarn substitution tutorial to help you get the best possible results.

 

 

 


Garter Tab Tutorial

Alex Tinsley of Dull Roar

Many great shawl patterns start with garter tabs.

Unfortunately, this useful technique can be really difficult to interpret from written instructions.

Alex de-mystifies the garter tab in this fun and informative tutorial, taking you through each step with clear and easy-to-follow instructions.




Shapes of Shawls

Amanda B. Collins of Owl Print Panda

There are literally thousands of shawl patterns to choose from, but what guides your choice?  Often the shape of a shawl can attract or put off a knitter regardless of the design. 

Amanda chats about types of shawls, her favourite examples and how she wears them.

 

 

 

Shapes of Shawls

Amanda B. Collins of Owl Print Panda

There are literally thousands of shawl patterns to choose from, but what guides your choice?  Often the shape of a shawl can attract or put off a knitter regardless of the design.

Amanda chats about types of shawls, her favourite examples and how she wears them. 


Fall Shawl Style

Jennifer Lassonde of Down Cellar Studio Podcast

In her friendly and engaging style, Jen takes you through six fun and stylish ways to wear shawls.

With tips, ideas, and inspiration for incorporating your handmade shawls into your everyday style this season, this post is a must-read for any shawl knitter!

Please share how you wear shawls by posting on Instagram with #fallshawlstyle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Handmade Podcast by Tara Swiger and Misty Dotten 

Special All-Shawl Podcast Edition!

Join Tara and Misty as they share their favorite shawls, and discuss a bunch of great patterns, including:

Share your projects by using hashtag #shawltogether !

 

 

 

 

Designing Lace Triangles & Edgings

Kristen Hanley Cardozo of Knitting Kninja

With meticulous attention to detail, in-depth explanations, and great tools and tricks, Kristen's series of posts on designing lace triangles is a must-read for anyone thinking about designing a lace shawl.

Starting with the story of her first shawl design, Kristen takes you step by step through the design process behind shawl creation - including charts and how they relate to finished objects, how to use lace insets as you design, and how to work with repeats.

In a special Shawl Together addition to the series, Kristen tackles edgings. From edgings that add contrast to continuations of all-over designs and sideways knitted edgings, Kristen de-mystifies designing the perfect finish for your project.

Check it out on the Knitting Kninja blog!

 

 

 

Shawl-tastic Podcast Edition!

The Carolina Fiber Girls, Janis and Ann

 

In a special podcast edition recorded at the Carolina Fiber Frolic, Janis and Ann are joined by a fun and friendly group of knitters (and crocheters, too!) to answer the question, "What is your favorite shawl and why?"

The answers are fun and varied, ranging from Boneyard to Color Affection, and complicated lace to simple garter stitch constructions.

Be sure to check out this episode - you might find your new favorite shawl pattern!