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Je Ne Sais Quoi

Lindsay Lewchuk 2018 New Releases, Je Ne Sais Quoi MKAL, Patterns, Shawls

That sense. That feeling! Je Ne Sais Quoi is an English pattern uniting the French idiom with a part shawl, part scarf, part cowl, in a “I just don’t know what” fashionista design packing in a ton of attitude! Dare down the hottest summer days donned in your carefree hand knit, Je Ne Sais Quoi, with mindset to match. Add beads for a tres chic look or go without for a casual fashion flare.

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Awakening

Lindsay Lewchuk 2018 New Releases, Patterns, Shawls

Awaken to fresh stitches! Sunrise, sunset, whatever your time of day – enjoy an awakening of your spirit in the beauty of the rising or setting sun while clicking your needles away. Toss your knitting needles, yarn, and pattern in a chic knitting bag and prepare for a joyful encounter with the sun. Then marvel in some breathtaking moments while awakening your stitches into your Awakening shawl. The tech edited and test knit intermediate level pattern is fully written and fully charted. Constructed top down using short rows. Experimenting with short rows last year I fell in love with a new twist on this familiar technique – if you love shawls and short rows, this one’s for you! There is …

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Landfall

Lindsay Lewchuk 2018 New Releases, Eco Elements, Patterns, Shawls

Swirling winds… raging waves… flooding waters… destruction: from the land torn images of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma comes Landfall. Discover the beauty that triumphs in the midst of chaos in your Landfall shawl. Stockinette, garter, and a few short rows depict calm waves, which bring a soothing serenity after life’s storms. The release challenge follow up blog is posted here. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written. $10.00 Blocked Measurements:Depth 17”/ 43cm by wingspan 49”/ 124.5cm. Materials:2 skeins worsted weight eco yarn      Shown in Birdies Knits Cotton Worsted – speckled hand dyed worsted weight yarn, color “Use The Good China”      Single skein info: hand dyed 100% organic cotton; 190yds/ 174m per 100g/ …

Country Western with Macy

Country Western

Lindsay Lewchuk 2017 New Releases, Hoedown Showdown, Patterns, Shawls

Roundup those stitches with Country Western MKAL! Inspired by the chic side of rustic cowgirl living, work with your herd by mixing and matching your two favorite DK weight yarns. In this design, mixing textures is a plus! Once your yarn is in hand wait until September 7th to cast on. Then corral your stitches into a rounded off triangle shaped FO, designed for effortless trail riding wearing. The tech edited and test knit easy level pattern is fully written with a schematic. Recommended skills: cast on, bind off, knit, purl, increase, & decrease. $6.50 Finished Measurements:64”/ 162.5cm across by 21”/ 53.5cm long. Optional tassels add an additional 6”/ 15cm each. Materials:400yds/ 366m DK weight eco yarn (MC)400yds/ 366m DK …

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Artist Studio

Lindsay Lewchuk 2017 New Releases, Patterns, Shawls

Artists employ a variety of mediums from watercolors to acrylics, frottage to impasto, but knitters paint with yarn! Like broad brushstrokes, sweeping curves shape the Artist Studio shawl into a “no right angles” FO. Cables juxtaposed with lace anchor the wild lace abandon between structured architectural cable details. Use watercolor tones to create your personal serene Monet, bold solids for a punch of Picasso, or speckled variegated yarn for a determined Pollock mood. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written with charts and a schematic. Check out the Knit Eco Chic channel on YouTube for a video tutorial of the continuous bind off method used. $12.00 Finished Measurements:50”/ 127cm wide by 32”/ 81cm deep. Note: this shawl …

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Shabby Chic

Lindsay Lewchuk 2017 New Releases, Cowls, How-Tos, Patterns, Shawls

Knit your fondest vacation memories with your favorite travel yarn into a funky Shabby Chic summer cowl. The feminine and eclectic stitch combination creates a wow FO from just a handful of common techniques. Celebrate the beauty of your stitches as you weave the end knot through the slits for a style uniquely you while your mind wanders back through sweet dreams of times past. The tech edited and test knit easy level pattern is fully written and fully charted with a how-to bind off and cast on tutorial available on the Knit Eco Chic blog. $6.75 Finished Measurements:11”/ 28cm wide by 40”/ 102cm long. Materials:220yds/ 201m sport weight eco yarn     Sample shown in Debbie Bliss Eco Prints 56008 …

Oceanic Shawl

Oceanic

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, How-to Videos, Oceanic MKAL, Patterns, Shawls

Rising from the depths of the ocean, oxygen air bubbles bloom bursting forth to the surface. Oceanic lets you feel the gentle breezes like soft waves caressing your skin. Rich with the colors of deep waters, this shawl makes a beautiful accessory for any unique occasion. Inspired by TheUniqueSheep’s organic cotton and bamboo fingering yarn, their “Deep Waters” colorway, World Ocean Day, and this image from Lagoon Shallows photo shoot, the design dives into the depths of ocean currents through color and texture. The tech edited easy level pattern creates a rectangular shaped shawl. The pattern is fully written & fully charted with a color change cheat sheet and stitch how-to demos too. Suggested skills: Cast On, Bind Off, Knit, …

Cowgirl Chic

Cowgirl Chic

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, Patterns, Scarves, Shawls

Cowgirls get ready to round up those stitches! Worked from the outside in, this design corrals stitches into a fun shawl/ scarf design. So kick off those boots, grab your favorite DK weight yarn, and wrangle some stitchin’ fun. The tech edited and test knit pattern includes written directions, a work flow schematic, and a chart. $6.50 Finished Measurements:Length along outer edge: 43”/ 109cm. Length along inner edge: 31”/ 79cm. Depth (with picots) 9.25”/ 23.5cm. Materials:495 yds/ 453 m DK weight yarn – see noteUS 6/ 4mm circular needles (to accommodate many stitches; piece is worked flat)1 stitch markerYarn needle Samples: Pink sample used 2 skeins of Araucania Ruca Multy     Color: 13 Red, Sky, Beige; 100% sugar cane from …

Shawl Pin Shawl with Puddles

Shawl Pin Shawl

Lindsay Lewchuk Patterns, Shawl Pin Shawl MKAL, Shawls

With a plethora of styling options, the Shawl Pin Shawl’s versatility make it a must have for your wardrobe. An easy level knit, the unique dip in back is created with short rows in order to cover your back without adding bulk to the wings. Applicable for all seasons, select your favorite fiber for the weight you desire. Then show off your favorite shawl pin on the simplistic yet engaging design… like the JUL Designs “Twig Lace Pin” and Bonnie Bishoff’s “Dash” Shawl Pin shown above! The unisex pattern comes in two sizes: the small – 10.5”/ 26.5cm deep by 64”/ 162.5cm wide – requires 2 skeins of yarn; the large – 12.75”/ 32.5cm deep by 74”/ 188cm wide – …

Solar Flare

Solar Flare Circular Shawl

Lindsay Lewchuk How-to Videos, Patterns, Shawls, Solar Flare MKAL

A sudden flash of brightness observed over the Sun’s surface, Solar Flare Circular Shawl electrifies your knitting with twisted flame stitches and sun-shaping lace. Add optional beading for even greater solar energy releasing bursts of color as they sparkle in the sun. Construction: This non-pi circular shawl is knit in the round until the flame tops which are worked flat individually. Fully written and fully charted, the intermediate level tech edited pattern also includes three how-to videos. $15.00 Finished Measurements:One size – radius: 24”/ 61cm Materials:6 Skeins (1 gradiance set of 50 gram skeins) The Unique Sheep Green Sheep CottonSingle Skein Info: 51% organic cotton, 49% bamboo; 220 yds/ 50 grams – fingering weightUS 3/ 3.25mm circular needlesUS 3/ 3.25mm …