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Last Week of the Greenwood Shawl KAL

This is it! The deadline is fast approaching and it's the final stretch of the Greenwood Shawl KAL. If you've been knitting along with us, you're probably pretty close to being done—it's all straightforward once you work the pattern repeat the first time. The final obstacle is the picot bind off... which is actually really… Continue reading Last Week of the Greenwood Shawl KAL

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Getting Close to the Greenwood Shawl Finish Line

We're getting closer and closer to wrapping up the Greenwood Shawl Knit-along, so I thought today I'd share a demonstration on how to work the picot bind-off method used in this pattern. Read on for more! Like the picot cast-on method we started with, a picot bind off adds a decorative edge to this shawl… Continue reading Getting Close to the Greenwood Shawl Finish Line

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Greenwood Shawl KAL: the Halfway Mark

We've reached the halfway mark of our Greenwood Shawl KAL! Here are some in-progress (and more) shots from our knit-along participants. Gabi is using the Blue Violet color of Berroco Ultra® Alpaca to knit her Greenwood. I love how the deep blue color is showing off all the stitches beautifully. Super KAL participant Zaouli used a… Continue reading Greenwood Shawl KAL: the Halfway Mark

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Greenwood Shawl KAL: First repeat done

We're chugging along on our Greenwood Shawls! If you're keeping pace with us, you've already done the picot cast-on, one repeat of the leaf lace pattern, one row of bobbles, and have probably worked the first repeat of the pattern. So what now? Well... you just keep doing that! The pattern starts over at Row 9, and… Continue reading Greenwood Shawl KAL: First repeat done

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Greenwood Shawl KAL: How to Make Bobbles

We're moving right along with our Greenwood Shawl knit-along! Today I'm going to talk about the bobble section—there have been a few questions about how to make the bobbles, so let's dive right in. First, let's answer the question "what is a bobble"? In knitting, a bobble, or in some patterns, a nupp, is simple a… Continue reading Greenwood Shawl KAL: How to Make Bobbles

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Get Ready for the Greenwood Shawl KAL

The official start date for our Greenwood Shawl KAL is fast approaching—Monday is August 1 and that's when we get to start knitting this awesome asymmetrical shawl from designer Martha Wissing. If you haven't already pulled together your materials, there's still plenty of time to head to your local yarn store to choose your Berroco Ultra®… Continue reading Get Ready for the Greenwood Shawl KAL