Melanie Berg has released a spectacular pattern for our times: Together Apart. In her own words: "I came up with Together Apart as a lovely way to reach out to your BFF, because even if you can't be together, you can knit a 'hug' and send it to them to show how much you care!"
We decided to take that idea a step further and recommend yarns created by the hands of our own friends -- we've got several combos that consists of full skeins of Sylvan from Nashville's Camellia Fiber Co. and a mini contrast cake from Stranded Dyeworks. Our sample is knit in the ivory, piñata and limoncello combination and we absolutely LOVE it!
We've also put together a few other exciting combinations we love - once we began putting combinations together, we had a difficult time stopping! Quantities of those are super-limited, so if you see one you love, go for it!
Together Apart is an asymmetrical triangle shawl knit with a garter stitch body, interspersed with sections of lace. It's a great project for beginning-to-intermediate lace knitters! That said, Mama Jo didn't quite make the deadline for newsletter publication, so our photos up top are "in-progress" - there'll be about fifteen more rows of lace when it's finished Monday afternoon! We'll post a finished photo on our Instagram feed (@hausofyarntn), so if you're not following us on IG, now's the time to do it! The photo directly below is Melanie's finished object photo from the pattern.