This week I am participating in a new round of the Design Wars Challenge. A great group of people that get together and design and have a friendly competition.
This time we used a yarn from Red Heart that’s been around for about as long as they have. Heart and Sole is a hard wearing sock yarn with Aloe that comes in a wide array of self striping colors and also a solid cream.
If you know me…you know I hate variegated or self striping yarns when that project doesn’t actually stripe. Ugh. Nobody wants that much ugly on their hook. So, naturally, I gravitated toward the cream color.
I love this yarn for its price point and yardage. My shawl takes just one skein of the yarn and a few hours to complete. Meaning, for less than $10 I can make a handful of these for gifts or charity. Not a bad way to spend the weekend.
Check back next week for the inspiration behind this shawl and some tips and tricks to working this simple and stunning lace stitch!