Feature Pattern of the Week - Wonderful Wraps
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Clockwise from top left: Tidings Shawl by Helen Stewart, Tamdou by Melanie Berg, Milk Thistle by Beatrice Mase,
The Fibre Co. Cumbria & Cumbria Fingering
Wrap up in one of these wonderful shawls featuring The Fibre Co. Cumbria & Cumbria Fingering. The magical blend of Merino & Masham wool with a touch of mohair is soft, yet durable to knit into lasting garments that wear well. The colorways in the earthy palette compliment each other beautifully.
The Tidings Shawl by Helen Stewart knits up quickly in worsted weight Cumbria. The three-color triangle shawl showcases texture & color with sections of ribbing alternating with a gorgeous eyelet pattern.
The shawl measures 70” across & 25” deep. It requires 4 skeins total of The Fibre Co. Cumbria & a size US 8, 40”-60” circular needle.
- 2 skeins color A (photo sample in Blencathra)
- 1 skein color B (photo sample in Buttermere)
- 1 skein color C (photo sample in Isel)
The next feature shawl is Tamdou by Melanie Berg. Tamdou is an asymmetrical delight knit in The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering that features latticed lace sections, garter stitch stripes, and a touch of picot. The piece is quite versatile & elevates simple tops or dresses.
We are offering Tamdou as a convenient kit that includes all of the yarn for the project, as well as a printed copy of the pattern. You will just need a size US 4, 32” circular needle.
The final pattern we are showcasing was just released as part of the The Fibre Co.’s Almanac Series. Milk Thistle by Beatrice Mase is knit in The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering & will expand your knitting skills with the opportunity to knit a herringbone stitch, as well as an unique flower stitch. Milk Thistle is truly wearable art! To knit this pattern you will need the following:
The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering
- 1 skein color A (photo sample in Fair Hill)
- 2 skeins color B (photo sample in Scafell Pike)
- 1 skein color C (photo sample in Blackbeck)
- Size US 2.5, 32” circular needle (or size to obtain gauge)
- Size US 10.5, 32” circular needle (or size to obtain gauge)
- 3 yarn bobbins or pieces of cardboard
Each of these shawls are perfect for knitting while relaxing at home during the holiday season. Find everything you need for your knitting passion at woolandcompany.com or visit our store.
The Wool & Co. Team