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Pōhutukawa Shawl Knitalong


September 4 - November 20

Outdoor photograph of a girl holding a brown/pink knitted shawl open.  Background is blue sky, mountain, ocean and beach.
Photo Credit: Francoise Danoy

Fall is nearly here! Join us and cast on for the Pōhutukawa shawl to usher in the season! We will be hosting a virtual knit-along for this gorgeous, luxurious shawl beginning on September 4th with our Cast-On Party, 6pm-7:30 MST. Francoise Danoy of Aroha Knits designed this beautiful pattern, and we cannot wait to begin! Even more exciting, Francoise will be joining us for a special KAL session on October 16 to talk about how she integrates her culture and history into her designs!

Portrait photograph of women wearing glasses and hand in her hair.  Wearing a light demin dress, light colored knitted shawl.
Photo Credit: Francoise Danoy

We have curated some yarn selections just for this KAL, to help you make the shawl of your dreams. To make your own 2-color shawl, choose from any of the following or combine with some from your stash to make it truly unique:

Neighborhood Fiber Co Skeins in lay flat image in red/orange, light green to dark green, light blue and a light silver.

-Neighborhood Fiber Co. Rustic Fingering: 2 skeins in each color

Kelbourne Woolens Perennial skeins in a lay flat photograph.  Color are hot pink, yellow, dark navy and light blue silver with on cream colored skein on the top of the pile.

-Kelbourne Woolens Perennial: 2 skeins in each color

Manos del Uruguay Marina skiens in a varations of colors.  Mustard yellow, white cream, burgundy and dark ocean blue.

-Manos del Uruguay Marina: 1 skien in each color

Lopi skeins in different colors lined up in a lay flat image with a birch wood background.  The colors from left to right are bright orange, light grass green, light blue, colbalt blue, navy and heather grey.

-Lopi Einband - 3 skeins in each color 

Did you know that Fancy Tiger now offers QuadPay as an option? It allows you to get your yarn now, but break the payment up into 4 installments!

Every other Friday evening throughout the KAL, we will get together on ZOOM to share skills and knit. Check out our event page to snag a spot and join us for live knitting time from 6pm - 7:30pm MST. Each week Rae will host and help with any questions, as well as demo techniques. We encourage knitters to work at their own pace, which is why Rae will record a tutorial that will be posted after the live session that will go over any techniques that were covered!

Of course, what is a KAL without prizes?

If you participate in the KAL, please post your gorgeous photos to Instagram with the hashtag #FancyShawlKAL.  That we can follow along with your beautiful progress and share them on social media! All photos must be posted by the end of the day, November 20 to be considered for prizes.

Prizes for:

Best Finished Photo: $25 Fancy Tiger Gift Card and A Bow in The Sky Shawl Kit by Kelbourne Woolens
Best In-Progress Photo: A Bow in The Sky Shawl Kit by Kelbourne Woolens
Best Rescue Photo--because mistakes happen!: A Bow in The Sky Shawl Kit by Kelbourne Woolens

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