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New Kit inspired by Wes Anderson's films and his unique and wonderful colour palettes by Lori Versaci!
"I am so excited to be introducing NUMBER 10!
In honor of my 10th anniversary, I offer a 10-color celebration of color! The idea for NUMBER 10 began with Hypothesis Yarns Wes Anderson Collection -- 10 colors inspired by the Wes Anderson movies! I loved the colors and the idea of designing a 10-color shawl. I ordered up 2 sets of mini-skeins and played with them until this idea emerged. I am sure that I was inspired by years of looking at the great modern artists such as Sonia Delaunay, Hilma af Klint, Wassily Kandinsky and Frank Stella, but really the idea just revealed itself as I worked with the yarn!
One of the things that I love about this shawl is that the color play seems to work with almost all color choices! You can see what I mean by looking at the amazing shawls knit by my fantastic test knitters. I am knitting a second one in Woolfolk TYND which is luscious!
This is an easy-to-knit garter stitch shawl. It is very soothing to work and provides a little extra interest as you watch the color play emerge. It begins with a center tab and then is worked in a series of 2-color stripes. Each color is joined using intarsia, which is very easy to work since you are only working 2 skeins at a time. DO NOT BE INTIMIDATED; we will help you learn this new skill.
I really hope that you love this shawl as much as I do and that you will jump in and knit one for yourself or as a gift for someone who needs a little extra source of comfort at this stressful time! Please come join us for a KAL!"
See VersaciKnits Ravelry group for the KAL and top tips!
The kit contains 2 sets of mini skeins with a total of 500 grams of beautiful hand dyed colour to play with. All in a Loop cotton shopper bag to keep your project in.
LENGTH (at center): 22.5”/57cm
Hypothesis Yarns WES ANDERSON COLLECTION 10x25g mini-skeins sets 80% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Nylon; 900 yds/823m per 250g set: The Kit uses 2 sets
US size 4 (3.5mm) 32”/80cm circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge
24 sts and 48 rows = 4”/10cm in garter st, after blocking While exact gauge is not critical, variation in gauge will alter yardage requirement and measurements.
Worked from center tab at top to bottom edge. Increases are made on the edges of all RS rows to form the crescent shape.
Please note: The pattern is NOT included with this kit. Just all of the yarn needed.
The pattern is available through Lori's Ravelry page.