Creme de Menthe
When Courtney of Seed Stitch Yarns in Salem, MA asked if I'd design something for the 2014 North Shore Yarn Crawl, we thought a shawl would be perfect for a mid March weekend in New England. When we wanted to use a local indie dyer's yarn to make it an especially North Shore project, we thought Ana Campos of Toil and Trouble would be the perfect dyer.
So, Creme de Menthe came to be. A delicate but cozy shawl in beautiful shades of pale teal and gray, perfect for a late winter day - when you still want a little warmth, but need a spring color to remind you that spring is just around the corner.
The lofty single ply knits up like a dream. A combination of stockinette and garter sections are simple enough to show off the subtle colors, but little lace diamonds accent the edges of the piece and keep the knitting fun. It's a quick, fun project, and perfect for a beginner shawl knitter.
Sample is in Toil and Trouble Single Ply Worsted Merino. Other listed yarns are suggested substitutes.