Sunday, January 1, 2012

Meeting Knitting--13 Shawls

If your New Year’s Resolution is to make your meetings more productive, here’s help! Thirteen wraps and shawls suitable for knitting at one meeting or lecture, and wearing to the next one. Engaging to knit without requiring your full attention. Smallish for portability and professional wear. And pretty. In alphabetical order by designer (all links are either to Ravelry or Knitty):

City Block shawl
City Block Shawl
by Laura Aylor ($6)
triangular, garter stitch, color blocking, fingering weight

Westport Wrap
Westport Wrap
by Laura Aylor ($6)
triangular, garter stitch, fat stripes in multiple colors, fingering weight

Citron shawl
Citron
by Hilary Smith Callis (free)
crescent shaped, ruffled, one color with stripes of varying textures, lace weight

Frangiflutti shawl
Frangiflutti
by edith filzhof (free)
crescent/triangular, ribbed, one color or yarn with long color changes, fingering weight, originally in German

Moon River scarf
Moon River Scarf
by Susanna IC (free)
rectangular, simple lace, well suited for variegated or tonal yarn, lace weight

Ziggity shawl
Ziggity
by Kirsten Kapur ($6)
crescent shaped, simple lace and garter stitch, fat stripes in two colors, fingering weight, largeish

Cadenza shawl
Cadenza
by Terri Kruse ($4)
long crescent with two-color striped border, DK weight

Triton shawl
Triton
by Dagmar Lutz (free)
rectangular, ruffled, simple lace, one color, lace weight, originally in German

Spring Kerchief
Spring Kerchief
by Seattle Yarn (free)
triangular, skinny stripes in two colors, DK weight

Katriel shawl
Katriel
by Robin Ulrich ($4.50)
triangular, garter stitch, skinny stripes in two colors, fingering weight, largeish

Different Lines shawl
Different Lines
by Veera Valimaki (3.9 Euros)
asymmetrical triangle, skinny and fat stripes in two colors, fingering weight

Little Colonnade shawl
Little Colonnade
by Stephen West ($6)
triangular, one color or variegated, fingering weight
(Colonnade is a free, but not as cool, version on Knitty)

Thendara shawl
Thendara
by Stephen West ($6, or part of a $20 e-book)
triangular plus tails, stockinette and garter, skinny stripes in two colors, prominent shaping, sport weight