The grey is here to stay for a few months, but we can combat the blahs with comfort and color.
Designed for Happy Fuzzy Yarn‘s Corrie Sock fingering weight yarn, the Trecolori Shawl is an easy-to-knit textural asymmetrical shawl with a deep border of arrowhead lace. Knit in three colors, Trecolori uses the Fibonacci sequence to make a fun striping pattern.
You can blend your stripes a little if you use a multicolor yarn with two coordinating semisolids, as I did here. “Jane” is a multicolor comprised of pink, orange, and green and I combined it with a semisolid “Peony” pink and “Granny Smith” green.
Happy Fuzzy Yarn released this design in early summer and it has pattern has sold well at shows and online — in fact, I think the paper pattern is headed for its second printing soon.
I don’t have my own Trecolori shawl to keep and wear. I can’t decide what colors to make mine with — I like bright colors, but hot pink is definitely not in my wheelhouse. I’ve always loved the “Enchanted” colorway so maybe I will start there. Or perhaps “Cherry Float”? No, “Moss on Stone.”
I love this pattern! Riin picked the colors and I designed this striped asymmetrical shawl with a deep edging of beehive lace and a simple crochet edge to highlight the new DK Merino yarn base offered by Happy Fuzzy Yarn.
Some patterns fight back in the design process and require a lot of ripping back, swatching, swearing, and finger-crossing. This one was smooth, joyful, easy, and sprang pretty much full-formed without fuss.
If you are the kind of person who loves a big cuddly shawl or scarf, Spring Valley will make you happy too. Happy to knit, happy to wear.
I can’t wait to see what other people do with this pattern — other color combinations, perhaps other weights of yarns. If you are a clever sort of knitter, it would be no big deal to knit this in any weight of yarn so long as you set yourself up with the correct stitch multiple for the lace.