A couple of weeks ago I received 2 skeins of yarn to write a pattern. I got two colours 100% organic merino yarn in DK weight, that Michele from DownTown Knits in Apex, NC, dyes herself. It’s the exclusive shop yarn called gather.
Last week I lay in bed with the flu, and I spent my time knitting a shawl with the yarn. It was amazing to work with! It is soft, squishy and beautiful. I really like the handpainted look of it.
The shawl and it’s pattern will be unveiled on January 25th, when I’ll be doing my lecture on Scandinavian knitting and a trunk show with patterns and samples between 6.30 and 9PM at the store. Come by and see it. Jazzturtle will be there with yarn and fibre, as well.
If you can’t make it to the event you will be able to see the sample at the store or on Ravelry. The pattern will be available exclusively through DownTown Knits.