Knitter's Review
This month sponsored by




Take Clara's yarn class!
learn about yarn from Clara on Craftsy



subscribe to Knitter's Review



Newsletter



Related info

Share the love
Have a blog? Have a button!










Knitter's Review
April 12, 2007

the one-skein shawl blowing in the wind

Most of us have a collection of "fancy hanks," those yarns that are too gorgeous to refuse but too expensive for more than one hank. This week I give you an extremely simple shawl pattern designed for these types of yarns, using one skein of Artyarns Silk Rhapsody (which we reviewed last week).

The pattern follows a fairly common shawl formula and adds simple trim at the bottom. After you've knit one, the training wheels are off—you can use the same pattern for any yarn, at any gauge, and add any kind of embellishment you want. Here it is!

In the Forums: Knitting for Life
We've seen occasional articles suggesting that knitting may help you stay healthy, and this week several forum members share how knitting has helped them lower their blood pressure. Do you have a story to share?

Forgot your forum username or password?

As always, thank you for your readership and your support. Happy knitting, and I'll see you in the forums!
Clara Parkes

P.S. Do you have friends who would enjoy Knitter's Review? If so, don't hesitate to forward this email to them!

Knitter's Review Poll

Do you go through knitting lulls?

 Participate in our Knitter's Review Poll and you'll see an instant tally of all the votes.

Subscriber Services

Did you miss a newsletter? Don't worry! We maintain a full online archive of all past newsletters.

If you no longer wish to receive our weekly email update, click here to be immediately unsubscribed.

If your email address has changed or you'd like to make any changes, simply reply to this email and provide your updated details.

 

© Copyright 2000-2007 by Clara H. Parkes. All rights reserved.
Feel free to share this, in its entirety, with others.

Knitter's Review P.O. Box 1617 Blue Hill, ME 04614 207-326-9632