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Freckled Bluebird in Winter shawl

Bluebird in Winter shawl.
Bluebird in Winter shawl.

Discover the warmth of this freckled-tweed gradient Bluebird in Winter shawl. From its silvery-blue tweed to its toasted brown edge, the feathery lace motif works its wintry magic bringing a touch of nature to all who wear it. Hand-knit in lovely Merino and Donegal tweed, it’s so soft and cozy you’ll never want to take it off.


Notes on the project

Absolutely love knitting with this Knit Picks Stroll Tweed yarn and my experiment in dyeing a freckled gradient was successful. I’m very pleased with how this shawl turned out. Nim Teasdale’s Radiata pattern was a perfect fit for this project and the picot bind off accented the gradient well. Plus you’d never know I lost at yarn chicken and had to dye up about 3 yards of brown to finish. I

Color: Silvery blue and brown. Tweed bits are tan, cream and brown fluff.
Size: One size (S – XL). Measures 64″ wide by 22″ long.
Material: 65% Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon, 10% Donegal tweed
Hand wash – Lay flat or dry clean.

Bluebird in Winter shawl.
View worn as scarf.

Bluebird in Winter shawl.
Close up of edging.

Bluebird in Winter shawl.
Folded for color view.

Bluebird in Winter shawl.
Full view of shawl.

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*Special thanks to Nim Teasdale (Radiata shawl) for creating such a wonderful pattern.