Win this Sweet Anemone Pattern!

Do you have a growing stash of variegated yarns waiting to be transformed into something special?

Have you jumped on the speckled yarn bandwagon but have no idea what to make out of them?

Or can’t find anything to make out of a lovely skein of semi-solid that has only 400 yards?

All these precious single skeins of fingering weight yarn patiently waiting for the perfect project?

Me, too! So, I created Sweet Anemone!

Sweet Anemone is a one-skein shawlette that’ll be perfect for stress-free TV watching or socializing at knit night! This is a purl-free project for traveling or between more complex projects when you want a quick knit that isn’t boring. The result is a beautiful, reversible shawlette that looks great when you’re out-on-the-town or running errands in jeans!

All you need is one skein of fingering weight yarn approximately 395-400 yds minimum. Gauge is not important in this pattern. And if you dislike purling, this pattern is definitely for you! Once you get a rhythm going, you can just read your knitting without having to look at the pattern. Stitch counts are provided at the end of each section so you’ll be lined up correctly for the final border. Written instructions and charts are included for the lace sections. This pattern has been faithfully tested for your peace of mind.


Wow! The creation of this pattern really took some work! I have a new appreciation for the boomerang shape and the challenge it presents with increasing on one side and decreasing on the other! One word . . . MATH.  😛

But it was SOOO worth it!  (I hope you agree!)

This Sweet Anemone variegated sample is knitted with madelinetosh Tosh Sock in colorway Mare. The depth of this colorway is incredible. The 100% Merino is soft and warm! I am also selling this shawl in my Etsy shop!

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Why the name Sweet Anemone?

I loved this little lace pattern that looked like a flower and wondered what kind of flower it could be. After a search of the web, I found the photo below at this page with more information about the Poppy Anemone (also known as the Spanish Marigold or poppy coronaria). I think they look very similar, don’t you think? 🙂

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This speckle dyed yarn sample is knitted with Phydeaux Yarns Soie in colorway Ghost. 50% silk / 50% Merino. The drape is amazing. This shawl is for sale in my Etsy shop, too!

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My lovely tester, Ann, created her version with variegated Zen Yarn Garden Serenity Silk Singles in colorway Mermaid. Aren’t these photos her hubby took of her gorgeous!

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For more information or to purchase, visit the pattern page on Ravelry:  Sweet Anemone

Now, about that giveaway . . .

To get this pattern launch started, I am offering a FREE Sweet Anemone shawlette pattern to one lucky winner! You can enter once per day and there are multiple chances. You can get additional chances by commenting here and sharing on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to help me spread the news about Sweet Anemone!

If you already purchased the pattern, please participate in the giveaway! If you win, I will refund you!

The entries will be accepted until midnight central time on Friday, July 15, 2016 and the winner will be randomly drawn via Rafflecopter on July 16, 2016. I will announce the winner here in a blog post! Please note that I only ask for your contact info so I can notify you that you’ve won and to send you the Sweet Anemone PDF pattern. I do not collect your info or provide it to third parties—that would not be cool.

Here’s the Rafflecopter giveaway link!

What could you use from your stash to create your own Sweet Anemone?

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