Sunday, 23 February 2014

Design in the works: River Shannon

Prototype - River Shannon Shawlette - Crescent Moon Collective
Prototype - River Shannon Shawlette

This is the prototype of a one skein shawlette I am working on. There are a few changes I want to make in the next draft, but overall I am excited about how it turned out. The most difficult part has been writing up the pattern. It will need to be tested many times!

Jubilee Super Soxx - Denim   the end of the skein
Jubilee Super Soxx - Denim   the end of the skein

This is what is left if the skein.  I could have made the middle section a bit longer!

Blocking the shawlette
Blocking the shawlette

After it's dry and off the blocking mats I can see if it is a good shawl shape.  The next one will be knit in a solid or maybe a tonal colour for comparison.

River Shannon Shawlette before blocking - Crescent Moon Collective
Before Blocking

Send me a message if you want to be a pattern tester. You will need 1 skein off fingering weight (sock) yarn and 4.5mm needles.

More to come on this later.

~ Feather


  1. I'd love to test knit this!!! Stunning design! Shannon lives on, in your heart and every time you wear this shawlette.

    1. Thank you Mary! Yes, I'd love it if you test this pattern. I am making a couple of adjustments and then will get you a copy!

    2. Awesome I look forward to it! Already choosing my yarn from the stash