A Summer KAL

Ever since I finished my Fade shawl, I’ve had a marvelous time knitting on other things. I’ve got a pair of socks almost done, I made some progress on my Pride shawl, and I’ve cast on two new shawls. One of them is a fun summer KAL for Under the Olive Tree Knits, a one-skein shawl pattern named the Sun Glitter Shawl. I picked out some new-ish yarn from my stash, Less Traveled Concorde in Lagoon, and have been loving this pattern!

img_4592It’s going smoothly and quickly and I think blocking is going to make a huge difference, opening up the mesh triangles a lot. You need around 400 yards of fingering weight, and the pattern is free through August, so check it out if you want to play along!

10 thoughts on “A Summer KAL

  1. I don’t need another knitting project… but I have some sparkly glitter yarn that might be perfect for this KAL (depending on yardage). I think I’ll have to go check it out! I love knitting lace shawls in the summer. Something about the blocking process goes really well with sunshine in my mind.

      • It’s not often cold enough on summer evenings for lace shawls from fingering weight, but I can sometimes wear my laceweight ones. I love dressing up a simple black dress with a hand knit shawl, though. Especially if it’s sparkly. 😉

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