Summer is wonderful for knitting small projects that are portable and not too difficult, am I right? Socks and shawls are my go-to for quick and easy.
My current fave is the Sarsons Shawl from Knox Mountain Knit Co. Designers Willow and Sasha hail from Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada and their designs are inspired by the stunning landscapes of the Okanagan Valley.
This is my shawl in progress. My main (lace sections) yarn is the very soft Merino Slim fingering weight from the National Parks Collection from Fleece Artist. This is the Sirmilik colourway, inspired by the shimmering glaciers and ice fields in Nunavut, Canada. Icy yarns for hot knitting days!
I use my Small Ring Stitch Markers to divide the lace sections so I can check the stitches before I move to the next section, and to keep proper count for the increases. I love these stitch markers because they are designed specially for small needles, and don't change my tension as I'm knitting (and sometimes unknitting LOL). I'm placing a stitch marker every 20 stitches for this shawl.
As I knit the increases on the outside edges of the shawl, whenever I complete 20 new stitches on the edges, I'll add another stitch marker. You can see here that I have a few more increases to go!
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