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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Ice Flow is a rectangular wrap, worked side to side, that can be worn numerous ways. Like the shattered, flowing ice, the alternating of the ribbon with the sport weight yarn and the changing needle sizes, make for a spectacular, but, easily completed piece that sparks like the ice.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Worked from side to side, this enchanting shawl is sure to wrap the wearer in the mystery of flowing rivers and sparkling dreams.
Knitting: Poncho
The piece is worked flat with some shaping and is joined at the shoulder to form the neck opening. This construction leaves one side open for ease of movement and is reversible so the opening can be worn on either right or left side.
Knitting: Cowl
Long cowl is 55 inches around and 6 inches deep. Short cowl is 22 inches around.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Yarn: Classic Elite Yarns Vail
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Balsam Lake is a top down triangular shawl with a pretty lace edging.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Centuria is a bottom up, trapezoid shaped shawl that will wrap you in luxury and comfort. It transitions wonderfully from casual wear to an elegant evening wrap.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
…or, if you’re from Minnesota or Wisconsin, “Margaritas by the Fire(with a sunlamp on full blast)”. All kidding aside, the colors and shape of this beautiful wrap are reminiscent of Bird of Paradise flowers reflected in the aqua blue waters of the Caribbean Sea at sunset.
Knitting: Cowl
The Mill City Market Cowl is similar to my French Market Shawl, however, instead of increasing stitches to create the shawl, the work is done vertically. The casual rolling of the edges make this more relaxed and modern.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
While growing up in Wisconsin, I went to school in the Unity School District. Students are bussed in from three towns, Milltown, Balsam Lake, Centuria,and the surrounding areas.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Updated to include a shorter version.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I originally designed this shawl as a Mystery Knit Along that would
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
My Father, Dallas, was a farmer in west central Wisconsin. Among the
Knitting: Cowl
My Mother has a good friend, Lucy, who is an excellent weaver. She has several looms set up in her house, because, like most knitters, she needs to have more than one project going at a time. Her woven items are beautiful!
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Knit in mohair and silk, this shawl is extremely long, light and luxurious. Originally designed in other yarns, Ardys Moen expertly reworked my pattern using two beautiful yarns from HandMaiden. This version takes into consideration the difference in the weights of the yarns from the original.
Knitting: Cowl
When I was growing up my Grandma and Grandpa Waalen lived on a farm. Every year they would plant a large garden and an equally large strawberry patch. As children, Grandma would send us to the patch with baskets to collect berries for preserves, sauce or shortcake. As we turned to run to the patch, she would remind us not to eat everything we pi...
Knitting: Cowl
My Grandma Waalen’s maiden name was Marquand. Grandma had four Sisters and several Sisters-in-Law. When I was growing up I used to love sitting in my Grandma’s kitchen visiting with my Great Aunts, catching up on all the family gossip and hearing about their current projects.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Bella! What more can I say about this shawl, but, beautiful! Extremely long, extremely light, extremely luxurious, knit in mohair and silk. Bella!
Knitting: Cowl
My Grandma Waalen’s maiden name was Marquand. Grandma had four Sisters and two Sisters-in-Law. When I was growing up I used to love sitting in my Grandma’s kitchen visiting with my Great Aunts, catching up on all the family gossip and hearing about their current projects.
Knitting: Cowl
I grew up on a farm in rural Wisconsin. When the glaciers that at one time covered the area receded, they scattered the land with rocks.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
There always seems to be a bit of a chill in the air when you head out the door to the farmer’s market to gather the weeks fresh produce and dairy. I designed this lovely mesh shawl to coordinate with the many hand knit mesh market bags that I’ve seen people carrying. It’s sure to take the chill out of the air and ensure compliments because of i...
Knitting: Cowl
Approximately 440 yards of DK weight yarn (I used Cascade
Knitting: Cowl
This pattern was designed by Steven Berg for MinnesotaSticks
Knitting: Scarf
Approximately 90 yards of Super Bulky yarn. I used Malabrigo’s
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
400 yards of light worsted, worsted, or heavy worsted
Knitting: Poncho
225 to 275 yards of any Chunky or Light Bulky weight of your
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“V” is for Vixen. The shaping of this scarf/shawl forms a deep “V” that looks modern and a bit wicked when worn in the front, or the back.
Knitting: Cowl
I named this one in memory of my Great Grandmother. The solid knit sections against the open eyelet sections remind me of her stern, yet soft sides and the modern stylishness is something that she would have appreciated.