Wrapped in Color

Wrapped in Color

30 Shawls to Knit

Book - 2015
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A collection of 30 magnificent shawls, all knit with Koigu. With patterns in all weights, from ultra-luxe lace to popular bulky yarns, every knitter will find a perfect project!
Publisher: New York : Sixth&Spring Books, c[2015]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781936096848
Branch Call Number: 746.432 LANDRA
Characteristics: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm


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Apr 01, 2016

Beautiful yarn and colours. Purpose of book is to promote Koigu yarn, which it does well.

Patterns are plentiful and represent many styles, difficulties, and yarn textures to work with.

A little something for everyone; I am inspired towards the silk/merino lacy patterns.

Jan 04, 2016

These lovely shawls are built on lovely Koigu handpainted yarns. Unfortunately the names of the projects are not very descriptive in a technical sense.

Charlotte's daughter Nellie (triangular striped shawl shown tied in the back)
Alligator (long dropped-stitch) wrap
Rhapsody in color (mitered squares)
Valentina (ruffled asymmetric crescent capelet)
Charlotte's web (triangular lace pattern shawl with fringe)
Peek-a-boo (rectangular eyelet shawl with crochet trim)
Starfish (Wrap with sleeves and scalloped/netlike trim)
Patch of berries (triangular shawlette)
Charlotte's daughter Joy (fringed lace-pattern shawl)
Allusion (striped cape with fan border)
Groovy (airy drop-stitch rectangular shawl)
Waves (rectangular wrap with wave-stitch pattern)
Tumble leaves (leaf lace wrap)
Dash (striped shawl)
Lucky Lady (garter stitch square bordered with horseshoe lace)
Victoria (Lacework rectangular shawl)
Stroke of Midnight ("Meditative lacework" wrap)
Elizabeth ("Graceful laceweight" wrap)
Maria ("voluminous shawl" with braided fringe)
Metamorphosis Shrug (with cuffs)
Gypsy (triangular shawl)
Woodsong (lacework with picot edge)
Corinne (cape with cables and looped edge)
Silver Lace
Keepsake (square shawl or throw)
Tabitha (simple stockinette triangular shawl)
Kiki (bulky shawl in zigzag lace stripe)
Lola (alternating stripes of bulky and fingering--must see)
Rihanna (triangular lace)


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