Thursday, November 15, 2012

Chelsea Yarns December Esjan Knit-A-Long

Chelsea Yarns December's KAL is Esjan by Stephen West. This pattern is knit on worsted weight yarn (630-640 yards) using size US 11 needles! A top down shawl that starts with a super easy garter stitch and then two contrasting colors are added to create a giant "holey" lace pattern.

Finished Measurements of the shawl: 30" /76 cm from CO to BO along center, 80"/203 cm tip along wingspan edge.

Color A -205
Color B- 230
Color C-200

Photos taken by Ysolda Teague.

We have chosen the following color palates for you to choose from, or you can be creative if you like and pick your own colors.

Below you will find 5 color choices using For Better or Worsted by Anzula.

From left: Shitake, Black Cherry, Wine

Seaside, Charcoal, Au-Natural

Charcoal, Denim, Seaside

Olivia, Seaside, Shitake

Ducky, Seaside, Charcoal

Another option we loved that would also be perfect for this KAL is Cora Natural by Tahki Yarns. It's 50% Corriedale Wool and 50% Alpaca, shorn and spun in New York State exclusively for Tahki Stacy Charles. 

Color  02, Color 04, Color 01

Color 04, Color 03, Color 02

Color 04, Color 01, Color 03

If you join this KAL and purchase yarns from our site you will automatically be entered to win a gift card from Chelsea Yarns for $25. Please post a photo of your finished project here on our blog or in our Ravelry group no later than January 2nd 2013. We can't wait to see all your finished projects! 

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