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Welcome autumn with Late Harvest shawl

September 18, 2018
By Janina Kallio

Late Harvest shawl pattern from Woolenberry

When the long days of summer turn into dark, inky evenings, it’s time to cast on for a new shawl.

Late Harvest is a perfect, warm wrap for autumn. With the weather turning colder everyday, it will be much needed soon.

I designed Late Harvest for Manos del Uruguay’s 50th anniversary.

It was an honour to be asked to design a shawl with their yarn and join the celebration. As you know, I adore the combination of merino and linen, so choosing to work with Milo (65% Merino, 35% Linen) was a no-brainer. This plump sport weight yarn creates a warm and cosy shawl that isn’t too heavy. You’ll need 2 skeins of Milo, or approximately 674 m / 737 yds of another sport weight yarn for Late Harvest.

Jaipur, the colourway I used and fell in love with, reminds me of all the delicious treats that can be made from berries, abundant at this time of the year. My favourite is a whipped lingonberry porridge, just like my grandma used to make it. And midway through this shawl, I found myself making some – the yarn had me craving it!

What colours does your autumn have? Share your skeins and progress on Instagram with #woolenberry. Happy harvesting!

Get the Late Harvest pattern here

Late Harvest shawl pattern from Woolenberry

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