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Walzer Cowl

In Aran weight yarn, Bulky weight yarn, Cowls, One skein projects, Patterns by Shannon

This cowl reminds me of a Tilt-a-Whirl, because of the spinning, spiraling eyelets, and a Walzer is the British word for a Tilt-a-Whirl. There you go, and Bob’s yer uncle. Soft, quick, pretty, fun. This cowl has it all. It’s the perfect quick-knit, designed to highlight one fabulous skein of chunky-weight yarn, and just the thing for quick holiday knitting.

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Alma Lou

In Aran weight yarn, Bulky weight yarn, Fingering weight yarn, One skein projects, Patterns, Shawls & Shawlettes, Shop sample available, Worsted weight yarn by Shannon

I first made this shawlette for my mother, Alma, for her birthday. We call her Alma Lou, because her middle name is, quite surprisingly, Lucretia. I wanted something simple, with a bit of frou-frou, but not too much. Eyelets seemed to be the way to go, and on a garter background, they’re almost rustic. This is a simple pattern with …