2.08.2016

Milton

My enthusiasm for gradient yarn continues. Check out the new Frolicking Feet Gradient Kit from Done Roving Yarns. It's seriously beautiful.
 
This is the Winter Sky colorway Paula at Done Roving created for the Janesville Area Knit-In this past weekend.  So gorgeous. I had the task of creating a pattern to go with it. I knew I wanted an asymmetrical triangle, so that the color change would happen at an angle. Milton was born:
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This shawl is started in one corner and is worked sideways. The lace border is worked along one edge at the same time as the body of the shawl. Once the body of the shawl is complete, a few extra stitches are cast on and a knitted-on border is added to a second edge.
Milton combines cables and lace, which is something I've been exploring more in my designs lately. Now that I can cable without a cable needle quickly I've been more inclined to include cables in my designs. Haha

The pattern calls for 550 yards of fingering weight yarn. The Done Roving Gradient Kits have 6 - 100 yard skeins in them, so they're perfect. I switched to the final skein when I started the lace border.
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This was such a fun pattern to design and knit. I look forward to sticking cables on lace shawls again soon!

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