I always love it when Barbara Brown of Ancient Arts Yarn emails me asking for a pattern. This year it has happened twice.
The first one is crochet. I have been doing quite a bit of crochet design for The Art of Crochet, and I had told Barb about a shawl I did for them. She asked me to do one for AAY in their new bulky yarn. Of course I said yes.
Being a child of the 60s I hanker towards hippy fashion! I love the current trend for fringing so I designed a shawl which would go both with floaty summer and evening dresses, with jeans and boots AND wrap round to form a warm winter scarf.
The shawl comes in two sizes, about 56 (75)” long x 15 (20)” wide; approx140 (188) x 37(50) cm excluding the fringe. The smaller one takes 2 skeins of Big Squeeze…
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