We have a beautiful knitted shawl for you in this week’s issue.
Our shawl is the perfect summer cover up for all occasions.
We have picked a beautiful hand-dyed, lace-weight yarn, Manos Marina in the shade Shantung.
Manos del Uruguay is a non-profit organisation that supports local women to make a living without having to leave their villages and children.
The women spin and dye the yarns and each skein comes with a tag bearing the name of the skilled artisan who make it.
To make our shawl, you will need:
- one ball
- 3.75 mm and 4 mm knitting needles
You may find it easier to switch to a long circular needle as you work.
The shawl is knitted in a mix of lace rows and stocking-stitch and we have graded it an intermediate project.
It is the work of designer Monica Russel of www.theknitknacks.co.uk and there are details in the magazine on how to order a yarn pack from her to make your shawl.
Why not treat yourself to a little designer luxury, and make and wear this versatile and eye-catching wrap?
Find the full pattern for this beautiful knitted in the July 1, 2023 issue of “The People’s Friend”. On sale this Wednesday!
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