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Multiplicity | Secret Garden palette shawl kits

Please note:  I have a few more skeins coming my way for Multiplicity kits, so am opening up the last few preorder spaces. These kits will ship in about two weeks.

Spring is here, and there's no better way to celebrate than with a feather-light, warm and colorful shawl to wrap over a tee shirt. I am delighted to bring a special type of kit to the shop: a pattern so perfect for Little Skein's exclusive Secret Garden color palette that it could have been written for it.

I fell in love with the Multiplicity shawl by designer Amy Miller when I first saw it -- the clever and incredibly simple textured stitch pattern and the very generous size of the shawl. I wanted to play with colors without needing to buy five different skeins of yarn for a single shawl. So, I've created kits with just the right amount of yarn to knit the shawl in the color order pictured -- not so much that you'll wonder what to do with leftovers, but also not so little that you have to play yarn chicken. It's just the right amount.

The kit includes

  • A beautiful printed copy of the Multiplicity shawl pattern with Ravelry download code to add it to your Ravely library (or simply read on an e-reader or tablet).

  • The perfect amount of yarn on Western Sky Knits' gorgeous Magnolia Sock base to knit the multi-color version or a two-color version (see pictures). You'll receive approximately 275 grams of yarn for the multi-color version and 200 grams of yarn for the two-color version.

  • Surprise set of Secret Garden themed stitch markers

Kits are for the "small" size of shawl which is anything but small. When finished, it will create a shawl measuring a generous 92 inches wide by 26 inches deep.

Yarn details

This kit yarn was hand-dyed in the fresh Montana air by Western Sky Knits on their Magnolia Sock base, which is a fingering weight yarn that leans ever so slightly toward the sportweight end of the spectrum. With cashmere blended with soft merino wool, it's incomparably soft and a little bit slinky. The yarn is a gently spun 4-ply, which asks knitters to be careful when cabling, so as not to split the strands. The gentle twist means that your finished shawl or garment will be extra soft to the touch.

Magnolia Sock full size skeins are:

  • 115 grams (4 ounces)
  • 378 yards per skein
  • 80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon