Summer Shawl KAL Begins!

So!!! Here we are, at the beginning of June, lots and lots of KALs to join in on. I hope that lots of you are joining in with us here and making yourself a lovely lovely shawl this summer!

Pattern Picking: Retreat Shawl by Dawn Henderson

So, I’m gonna make something that’s been in my queue since this debuted back in early Spring/late winter. I mentioned it in the last blog post! It’s Dawn Henderson’s Retreat Shawl!

Yarn Picking: Stash Dive Time

I’ve got loads of yarn in my stash that’s the same gauge as our Retreat base (which she designed the shawl with) so I’m gonna go diving and pick some pretty skeins from there! I’m having some trouble picking between this lovely purple from Old Rusted Chair (another local to Nashville Indie Dyer), Biches et Buches Gray Beige or a denim-ish variegated colorway from California dyer Posh Shades that I picked up a few years ago at Stitches West.

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Action Points for you:

  1. Introduce yourself here or on Instagram! Use the tags #summershawlalong #retreatshawlalong #nutmegkal so I can find you!

  2. Pick your pattern, and share it in the comments below, or on our Ravelry Group so we can all see what you’re making!

  3. Share your yarn choice here as well

  4. Do all these by this Friday, June 14th and get ready for the first PRIZE GIVEAWAY!

Allright, I’m off to wind up some skeins and do a little gauge swatching to see which is my fave…….this is gonna be a present, so I hope they like the color I pick!

xo

Nutmeg