Pressed Flowers Shawl by Amy Christoffers featuring La Bien Aimée Merino Singles yarn
Our team member, Shawn, recently completed a Pressed Flowers Shawl and has been raving about knitting it and has also been wearing it constantly. We consider that a successful knit!
Though LBA Merino Singles are quite a bit thinner than Amy's original piece, thus making a smaller shawl, Shawn is very pleased with the result - as the finished piece wears more like a bandana - an accent to their outfit. It feels manageable and adds a pop of color.
Shawn used the same needle size as Amy calls for in the pattern. They knit 4 repeats of the flower pattern. And completed the border as instructed.
One of the things Shawn loves about their shawl, is that due to the nature of LBA's combination of ever so gentle speckles and gradations of colors within a single skein, each flower is unique as you knit. This little jog and jump makes it feel like taking a hike through a field of wild flowers on a Spring morning.
So we have put together 4 color options of bundles for this shawl - one skein each - that will mimic the patterning of color found in Shawn's shawl. Of course, we had to put together one option featuring the new custom LBA x Verb colorway: Day by the Bay!
La Bien Aimée Merino Singles are a soft single-ply superwash merino with a beautiful twist. This yarn takes color beautifully and has a crisp stitch definition. La Bien Aimée (LBA) yarns are absolute heaven to knit and to wear. Each skein is a jewel. The nuance in colors have to be seen with your own eyes to be believed. LBA was founded by Aimée Gille. All yarns are handdyed in Paris, France. Such a treat to offer these yarns to you!
This bundle includes:
2 skeins of La Bien Aimée Merino Singles yarn, 1 in each color as listed.
100% Superwash Merino, 400 yards (366m) / 100g
US 6 circulars
This kit does not include the pattern. Please purchase the pattern directly from Amy on Ravelry.
Please note the fiber content of the yarn you are working with, and follow the applicable instructions:
Cotton or linen - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
Superwash Wool - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH neutral soap, though hand wash recommended. Lay flat to dry.
Wool and Wool blends - Handwash only in lukewarm water with pH neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
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