Mysteries revealed – Through the Loops Mystery shawl unveiled

LInda Lencovic Baskerville, BEYUL, ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, Kettle Yarn Co., original designs

I think I can finally share full photos of my Kirsten Kapur TTL Mystery Shawl as the last clue went live a few weeks ago.

Kettle Yarn Co. Mystery Shawl
It was hard keeping this one under wraps as I absolutely LOVE it and wanted to show all of you the second it was done. Look at how smug I look in the action shot above left! Unbearable. ;-P

I used 3 colours instead of the two Kirsten suggests for the pattern.

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After starting with Baskerville Dawn grey and Persimmon Islington bright orange I felt the orange needed a bit of grounding, so used a touch of darker grey Black Quartz Beyul towards the end. Perfect.

I love how the sleek, shimmering islington plays off the Gotland fuzz of Baskerville and softer velvet halo of Beyul. Like a yarn sampler!

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Other finished versions are starting to be posted on Ravelry and the Beyul combos are breathtaking. Look at these beauties:

clockwise from left: throughtheloops‘ in Steppe and Yurt, daynasue Balsam and Bronze, HegeKlaseie Turquoise Tarn and Yurt, donabell Black Quartz and Monk’s Robe.

Can’t recommend this crescent shawl enough. It is a stunner.

Here are a few quick recommendations if you want to blend your textures like I did above:

BASKERVILLE Dawn, BEYUL Sangre, ISLINGTON Blighty

BASKERVILLE Dawn, BEYUL Orchid, ISLINGTON L’heure Bleue

BASKERVILLE Dawn, ISLINGTON – Old Smoke, BEYUL Steppe

BASKERVILLE Dawn, BEYUL Bronze, ISLINGTON Peony

BASKERVILLE Dawn, BEYUL Shrub, ISLINGTON Siren Call

So many possibilities…so little knitting time. ;-P

The shop will be closed next weekend for Fibre East so get any orders in before Wed evening if you’d like them shipped before I leave. Can’t wait to see some of you at the show and catch up!