Wednesday’s Pattern: Time for another yarn pairing!

There have been so many beautiful patterns being launched on Raverly as well as gorgeous fibers from Indy dyers.  Today I’m sharing a few patterns with yarn suggestions that I hope will inspire you to pick up your needles and hooks!

The Tuscan Sunflower Shawl designed by Geoffrey Hunnicutt is a gorgeous tribute to lace and truly destined for an experienced knitter.  Geoffrey has enhanced the lace patterns in this design by simply using  two colors of light fingering weight yarn.  I think this design would be paired nicely with Sundara Yarns Silky Merino fingering weight.

French Lavender - Courtesy of Sundara Yarns

Aged Oak Barrel - Courtesy of Sundara Yarns

Courtesy of Geoffrey Hunnicutt

Get your hooks ready to hook it!  The Wycheproof Shawl designed by Rebecca Velasquez is the perfect project for beginner crocheters.  Using just 430 yards of light fingering weight yarn, this triangular shawl pattern would only require one skein of Saffron Dyeworks Mini Mica in Garden of Ireland!

Mini Mica -Courtesy of Saffron Dyeworks

Courtesy of Rebecca Velasquez





Mudita designed by Kristen TenDyke of Caterpillar Knits is fresh, simple and hip.  Kristen believes in using organic and natural fibers to create her designs and the perfect match for this project is Blue Sky Alpacas Organic Worsted Cotton.

Courtesy of Blue Sky Alpacas

Courtesy of Kristen TenDyke


The lacy curvature of  Waldenwood designed by Judy Marples of Purl Bumps is the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe.  This sweet and feminine little shawl uses just 355 yards of fingering weight yarn and would be perfect knitted in Olive You, a silk and cashmere 2 ply fingering weight by Sunshine Yarns.

Courtesy of Sunshine Yarns

Courtesy of Judy Marples

Hope a few of my ideas have inspired you!  Happy knitting, crocheting, spinning and crafting!

4 thoughts on “Wednesday’s Pattern: Time for another yarn pairing!

  1. Bonny

    Very inspiring pairings! The French Lavender and the Aged Oak Barrel are yummy together! You have a good eye for colors – and for patterns :)


    1. Tina Post author

      Thank you so much Bonny! I’m tickled you liked my choices …. maybe I inspired a few folks to give these patterns/yarns a try :) I do love the French Lavender and Aged Oak Barrel …. I’ve been drooling :)


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