Maker's Note - Feliz Shawl by Amor Esperanza

Maker's Note - Feliz Shawl by Amor Esperanza
Feliz (pronounced feh-leez): happy.We are delighted to present Feliz, the newest pattern from Amor Esperanza, long-time friend of both Patti and Yarn Culture. Amor has woven her love and passion for the culture of the New Mexico in every stitch of Feliz.“This design is born of the settings, colors, movements and sounds of fiestas (festive gatherings) in northern New Mexico, my current and ancest...

Maker's Note - Mo Troppo by Åsa Tricosa

Maker's Note - Mo Troppo by Åsa Tricosa
The two things I like best about Åsa Tricosa’s new Mo Troppo shawl are the shape and the fabric. In my view, a light-weight long rectangle is one of the most wearable and practical shawl/wrap shapes one can have in their wardrobe. Rectangular wraps drape nicely over your shoulders like a pashmina. They wrap around your neck with the simplest loose loop or with as many wraps as it takes to feel wa...