We are basking in the glory of our new yarn, Sasquatch by Coeur d'Alene Yarns, so I thought I'd start putting it together with some gorgeous patterns for fall.
First up is Sarabande, a stunning creation by Jana Markova. Isn't it wonderful?
I chose this pattern because it's a perfect project for Sasquatch, with its coordinating color combinations. Sarabande is written for three colors of yarn, but two would work just as well. You would need one skein of the color for the lace pattern and three skeins for the main color.
Here are three palettes that would work up beautifully.
This is my favorite for Sarabande, because it's so autumnal. Sunrise in the Meadow combines all of my favorite fall colors, including gold, umber, blue, and green; Nessy is just that perfect muted green that goes with everything. I can't imagine how beautiful this pairing would be!
This palette is wintery goodness: Naughty Lumberjack has those cool blues and whites with some warming golds and reds thrown in, and Emerald Loch is all shivery blue and silver. Such a fabulous look for winter accessorizing!
I can't think of a better project to cast on in the cooling days of autumn.
Download the free Sarabande Shawl pattern today and cast on!
Kelley just finished knitting the Shift Cowl by Andrea Mowry, and she's fallen in love with mosaic knitting.
While it sounds complicated or fiddly—mosaics are made up of little pieces of glass, after all—mosaic knitting is super easy. Seriously, you end up with a beautiful colorwork project, but you're only using one color in each row.
It's never too late to knit a holiday gift, but you need to plan accordingly, with smaller and smaller projects the closer the holiday gets. So, with only thirteen days left until Christmas, headbands it is.
Kelley recently knit a few of these beauties and highlighted them in her weekly Technique Tuesday Facebook Live broadcast. Check it out to get some tips for making headbands fit really well!
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