This week’s free pattern is Bisbee, a V-shaped shawl with an unusual construction. The shawl, designed by Brenda York and knit in Berroco Maya®, begins with a center diamond panel that features eyelet shapes and a flower created by cables, eyelets, and bobbles. Then the left and right wings are created by picking up stitches along the top two edges of the diamond, and knit to narrowing points. The knitting of the shawl is fairly easy, but if you need a refresher on how to knit bobbles, read on for video tutorials on knitting bobbles.
Posts tagged ‘Berroco Maya’
I blogged about Berroco Mixer® last week, which was featured in KnitBits #652 alongside Berroco Maya®. So this week I’m giving some attention to Berroco Maya, which we think is the perfect blend of alpaca and Pima cotton in a worsted weight yarn. Let’s take a look at Maya!
Joann Rogers knows what she likes – contemporary clothing with “non-fussy” stitch patterns – and that’s what she knits. She’s been designing her own patterns for three years and shows no sign of slowing down. In fact, she says she never has enough time to keep up with her “idea file.” Read more
Françoise Danoy is a quick study when it comes to knitting and designing. She taught herself how to knit in January 2014 as a New Year’s resolution. Since then, she’s published 22 original knitwear patterns! Read more