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Hive - shawl kit
Hive - shawl kit
Hive - shawl kit
Hive - shawl kit
Hive - shawl kit
Hive - shawl kit
Hive - shawl kit
Hive - shawl kit
Hive - shawl kit
Hive - shawl kit
Hive - shawl kit
Hive - shawl kit
Hive - shawl kit
Hive - shawl kit
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Hive - shawl kit

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 I pass a big lavender bush between home and work, and it’s the summer highlight of my tiny commute.  It’s loud with humming and I always pause to watch the bees - so many bees! - moving from spike to spike, filling their little saddlebags with pollen before setting off home to their hive.

And we’re following them home!  Hive is a silky, fluffy exploration of honeycombs glistening with goodness and baby bees emerging from their waxy little cells.

 

In 2022 I'm greeting every season with a shawl surprise - and here's the second one! It's knitted in a 100% silk yarn and a floofy laceweight mohair, and plays with the lovely contrasts in texture between the two yarns. 

I've dyed up three special summer colourways for this one;

Take me for a walk in the morning dew - barely-there shades. The sun's just up, and the world is still soft and hazy.

What were the skies like when you were young? - hot-summer midday blue skies with ... little fluffy clouds.

Hey, honey, right away - a rich warm, honey shade, or the sunshine at the end of a warm and lazy day.

This shawl kit contains all the yarn you need - one skein each of Caitin Silk (400m, 100gr, 100% silk) and Caitin Fluff (400m, 50gr, 72% kid mohair, 28% silk), coordinating stitchmarkers plus the pattern - and you can add a designed-for-this handmade sterling silver shawl pin.