Friday, March 16

Official Release: The Crescendo Collection

I am so excited to share this little masterpiece that has been in the making for nearly 6 months... Without further ado, I introduce:

The Crescendo Collection (eBooklet)
$12.95
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Five stunning shawl designs make up The Crescendo Collection. Infused with passion and beauty, the lace, cables, and varying shawl constructions results in a masterpiece that will delight every knitter.
Legato - a crescent-shaped shawlette
Forte - a triangular shawl
Andante - a rectangular wrap
Sonatina - a crescent-shaped shawlette
Vivace - a semi-circular shawl
In addition, The Crescendo Collection booklet is filled with information to keep you on the road to success. You’ll learn about gauge, blocking lace, how to read lace charts, the lace bind-off technique, and my favorite tools.

ANDANTE - A rectangular wrap
Skill Level: Intermediate
Finished Measurements:
32” / 81cm wide by 61” / 155cm long

Suggested Yarn:
1230 yd / 1125 m Fingering Weight CYC #1
Sample shown in: 3 skeins Three Irish Girls McClellan Fingering (410 yds / 375 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g ball; 60% merino wool, 30% bamboo, 10% nylon) in Sea Salt
Finished (blocked) Gauge:
16 sts and 22 rows = 4” / 10 cm in the 23 st repeat of Border Stitch

FORTE - A triangular shawl
Skill Level: Intermediate
Finished Measurements:
82” / 208 cm wide, 33” in / 84 cm deep (from back of neck)

Suggested Yarn:
1200 yd / 1097 m Lace Weight CYC #1
Sample shown in: 1 skein Mountain Colors Winter Lace (1200 yds / 1097 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g ball; 50% wool, 50% silk) in Harmony Lake

Finished (blocked) Gauge:
16 sts and 24 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Forte Stitch
  
LEGATO - A crescent shawlette
Skill Level: Intermediate
Finished Measurements:
11” / 28 cm deep by 50” / 127 cm wide at the top

Suggested Yarn:
400 yd / 366 m Fingering Weight CYC #1
Sample shown in: 1 skein Anzula Squishy Fingering (385 yds / 352 m per 4 oz / 115 g ball; 80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon) in Wine

Finished (blocked) Gauge:
16 sts and 36 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette Stitch, stretched heavily and then relaxed when dry.

SONATINA - A crescent shawlette
Skill Level: Beginner
Finished Measurements:
58” / 147 cm wide, 14” / 35.5cm deep

Suggested Yarn:
375 yd / 343 m Fingering Weight CYC #1
Sample shown in: 1 skein Western Sky Knits Seacell Merino (375 yds / 343 m per 4 oz / 115 g skein; 70% merino, 30% plant fiber) in Lagoon

Finished (blocked) Gauge:
13 sts and 22 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette Stitch, stretched heavily and then relaxed when dry.

VIVACE - A semi-circular shawl
Skill Level: Experienced
Finished Measurements:
30” in / 76 cm depth from back of neck

Suggested Yarn:
900 yd / 825 m Sport Weight CYC #2
Sample shown in: 6 balls Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy (153 yds / 140 m per 1.75 oz / 50 g ball; 34% hemp, 41% cotton, 25% modal) in #043 Claret

Finished (blocked) Gauge:
16 sts and 28 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Vivace Stitch, Rows 21 to 42




I think you will love the designs, the tutorials, and the ease of instructions. Let me know what you think and thank you, so much, for your support.













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