I Guess That's Why... Shawl Knitting Kit

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I Guess That's Why... Shawl Knitting Kit is available for $45.00 USD

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Project Details

“And I guess that’s why they call it the blues, Time on my hands could be time spent with you…” - Elton John   I’m sure that Elton never thought that this famous line would ever pertain to knitting, but I couldn’t stop thinking of this song while I was dyeing the yarn for the kits & designing this half-pi shawl. It’s a very fun and addictive knit since you’re always changing either patterns or colors or both. Because of this you’re sure to find yourself sneaking in “just a quick row” here and there whenever you find yourself with a little extra time on your hands.   The shawl begins with a garter-tab and progresses through 6 lace & garter sections before ending with an Icelandic Bind-off (my favorite!) to give it a lovely, stretchy finishing edge. The lace sections feature simple through moderately-advanced lace knitting techniques (Eyelets, Vines, & Estonian Snow Flowers to name a few) so if you're wanting to stretch your legs a bit and learn some new stitches, this is a great pattern to work through!   All stitch patterns are both written-out and charted.

Finished Measurements

One Size - 51” / 130 cm

Yarn Requirements

Approx 231 yds / 211 m each of 3 colors in Fingering Weight

(693 yds / 633 m total If using 1 color)


18 sts x 13 rows / 4” (10 cm) in Stockinette, blocked

Yarn Details

Yumi Yarns Tsuyoi Fingering Tsuyoi in Japanese means "strong"; "powerful"; "mighty"; "tough", everything you could want in a sock yarn! The bonus with this workhorse yarn from Yumi Yarns is that it's also buttery soft with a medium twist so it's the perfect choice for socks but will also have great drape & stitch definition in a lacy shawl.

Tsuyoi Fingering Base (50g)

Fingering Weight

75% Superwash merino, 25% nylon

US 1-3 (2.25- 3.25 mm) needle.

231 yds (211 m) / 50 g

Indigo Trio Gradient Colorway

This limited edition gradient is created with our Indigo Dying Kits & ranges from a light stone-washed blue through to a deep midnight navy. This trio includes 3 of our 50g Tsuyoi Fingering skeins (150g total) so you'll have more than enough for a beautiful mid-sized shawl or up to a large man's size pair of socks.

Soap Details


Yum! It looks and smells yummy. I cannot get enough of this one.

FRAGRANCE: My supplier describes it this way - Creamy Oatmeal, Orange Peel, Butterscotch, Farm-fresh Milk, Nutty Almond and Rich Vanilla. (Is it bad if I say YUM! one more time? It is so good!)

APPEARANCE: Layers of brown with thin lines of cocoa. A highly textured top makes this a BIG soap.

GOAT'S MILK: You betcha!

OVERSIZED: Bars are at least 4.75 oz.

Other Materials Needed:

US 7 (4.5mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge

Stitch Markers

Tapestry Needle


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