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Shimmering Caress Shawl


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Shimmering Caress is a light and lustrous triangular shawl. There is something enchanting about wearing beautiful things. We instantly transform from our wonderful everyday selves, into elegant creatures radiating poise and presence. What an amazing feeling! We deserve to have that feeling more often. Add the Shimmering Caress Shawl over your everyday garb to lift your image and perk up your day. Easy to knit and suitable for a beginner, the Shimmering Caress Shawl uses only 3 stitches with clear and simple instructions. The shawl has no right or wrong side and is easy to customize. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit, yarn over, knit 2 together GAUGE not critical for this project SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 68" x 31" (172 x 78 cm) size can be adjusted up/down by adding/removing pattern repeats SUGGESTED YARN 600 yards of Sport weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Vanna's Glamour COLORWAY topaz

Recommended with this pattern

  • 3 skeins Vanna's Glamour
  • US Size 9 (5.5 mm) circular needles
  • 2 stitch markers

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My mom and grandma instilled in me a love for making things. I remember learning to knit from my mother when I was about 7. I made the most awful slippers imaginable - misshapen and ugly, but I wore them until they were no longer wearable. Those ladies taught me so much more than crafts, even as they were using crafts as examples. Do your best. Finish what you start. Take pride in what you do. Don't waste what you have. I've been making 'stuff' ever since, and feel that I honor them by continuing the traditions of hand-crafting. I did get better at making 'stuff' as I grew up, and never forgot the lessons or those ridiculous slippers. My suggestion: whatever else you do, go to your knitting bag and make stuff!