True Colors Shawl and a Giveaway


I LOVED knitting this shawl, truly -- one of the best knits ever to have on the needles.  The color changes were fun and I was eager to sit and knit each night.  While knitting this shawl, I day dreamed over other ones I could knit. 


In my imagination, a lace weight version was drifting in and out of my ideas.  I have lots of bits and pieces of lace weight wool from previous projects and I'm sure the colors would compliment each other since I gravitate towards the same colors.


This is the second Melanie Berg pattern I've knit (the first one is here).  Her instructions are clear and concise as well as interesting to knit.


Ravelry notes are here.


 
Okay, onto a giveaway:

Please leave a comment on this post and you could win a copy of this pattern gifted by me to you on Ravelry.  Yes!  I will buy you this pattern.

I will pick a winner on Friday morning with a random number generator and announce the winner on Friday's blog post.  The giveaway closes this Thursday ( 6/21/ 2018) -midnight - East Coast time.

The rules are simple - give me your ravelry user name in your comment.  Good luck to all of you!!




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  1. commenting to receive notification :)

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  2. WOW! I LOVE your True Colors - it is gorgeous! Congratulations on a wonderful finish!! And, you are so sweet to gift the pattern. I'm ThreadedLane on Ravelry!

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  3. Karen! This shawl is just gorgeous. I love the colors you used. The size is really wonderful, too! I hope you enjoy wearing it for a long time to come!

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  4. What a gorgeous shawl. It is quite a generous size too. Usi g different weight yarns would be fine to try. I am Leftycrafter on Ravelry.

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  5. Your True Colors is just beautiful - large, cozy, and such wonderful colors! This is definitely going in my queue. I'm readknit on ravelry.

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  6. You did a beautiful job on your new shawl! I think that would be a great way to use up your scrappy leftover bits.

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  7. Gorgeous! Carolina22

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  8. Oh, Karen!! That is just gorgeous! I love how it turned out! (and I am askatknits on Ravelry!)

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  9. Wow, it's beautiful. Thank you for the giveaway. I'm aksaxton on Ravelry.

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  10. Your new shawl is just awesome!!! I can just imagine it paired with jeans and a gray or green top. (Yes, I am dreaming of fall on these 95+ days.) I am not a knitter so do not consider me for the giveaway. Love seeing all the projects you share with your readers.

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  11. oh Karen, it's beautiful! I'm still standing by my offer to KAL with Kidsilk Haze; I think it would be a perfect laceweight match for the pattern :-) and how wonderful to host that giveaway! (but please don't include me ... I already own the pattern!)

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  12. Your shawl is gorgeous! I like the colors and it’s the perfect size to wrap yourself in on a chilly day. I’m Jules aka 5hearer on Rav

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  13. That is a gorgeous shawl. I love Melanie's patterns. I wear my Quicksilver all winter long.

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  14. This is one amazing shawl!!!! I (of course!) love the colours you chose.....and I had no idea it would be so large and cozy. Just like a big hug. Just beautiful.

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  15. I love the color choices in your shawl...one of the prettiest of the pattern.
    Ravelry name is knitatation
    Can't wait to see what you knit next.

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  16. So beautiful! I love her patterns, she’s so talented. ummrania on rav

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  17. This is beautiful and your choice in knitting projects is always excellent. I've added a few projects (including this one) to my Ravelry queue thanks to your blog. Have a wonderful day and LOVE the pictures of Holly and Frodo. They DO like each other; it's just typical sibling rivalry. Ravelry name is Witchknit - Thank You!

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  18. After seeing how wide & cuddly your shawl turned out, I've bumped the pattern up in my Ravelry queue. I can't wait to finish a few 'must knit' projects so that I can start my own True Colors. I'm jeanniegrayknits on Rav. Thanks for the opportunity to win the pattern!

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  19. Just commenteing darling. Your FO is terrific. What patience you have. How do you do it? You are always finishing WIPS.

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  20. I know the contest is over...but I had to comment on this beauty!!! You have totally sold me on this pattern. What a beautiful job knitting and choosing colors.

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