As the days warm up and we focus on spending more time outdoors, the shift towards wearing lightweight shawls is as natural as slipping under the shade of a tree on a hot sunny day. Just as there are endless options in accessories to match an outfit, there is also a myriad of gorgeous shawls that will work with each and every occasion whether its meeting a friend for lunch or watching the kids play at the park. Whatever your style or your budget, we have one that will spark your interest and compliment your spring look-
Looking for a bit of polish without all the bling, something lightweight and elegant that drapes with ease as it wraps across the shoulders or around the neckline? Try this stunning design, knit in an innovative cotton yarn tightly encased in a silky coating, Ibis (col. 79). Pattern available in Katia’s Casual Collection.
Pale and shimmery grey tones strike a chord this season as the new neutral. This triangular shawl is a fun little accessory with a multitude of style options and it makes a great beginner project. Knit in Creta, a soft and slubby cotton yarn available this spring in twenty inspiring shades.
Is there a wedding invitation in your mailbox? Be ready to join in the celebration with this light and lacy shawl, its the icing on the cake when it comes to pretty dress up styles. Knit in Sublime Egyptian Cotton DK. Bud Pink (shown above).
Cutting corners is allowed, especially when the end result is such an attractive shawl. Knit in Jaipur (col. 203), Katia’s lace weight cotton, delightfully-dyed in a colourful ribbon effect. FREE pattern available here.
Are you ready for the weekend and its only Monday morning? Try on this casual contemporary look to wear with jeans and a t shirt, a two-tone kerchief featured in Katia’s latest Casual Collection, it works up quickly with a crochet hook and a few balls of Ibis (col. 78, and 75).
Longing for drama now that your favorite Netflix series is finished? The Hope and Glory Wrap knit in Sublime Extra Fine Merino DK, is a brilliant balance of smoldering hues and mysterious design elements, plus it might just inspire a Knit A Long for your next group project. Sea Salt and Betty (shown above).
If bold colours are your thing, then this is a design you can really have fun with. Choose from a paintbox palette of forty plus shades in Mirasol Nuna, and watch the magic happen on this wedge-shaped shawl as each colour transitions from one to the next.
Now this is a shawl that speaks volumes. Worked in short rows using a combination of garter stitch and openwork, the finished design resembles a pinwheel. Knit in Jaipur (col 214) by Katia. FREE pattern available here.