Designing this shawl has brought back all sorts of memories of playing on various beaches as a child. St Cyrus was our nearest beach, with smooth sands for building castles, the freezing North Sea to swim in and rockpools and when we were tired we’d watch the arctic terns diving for food for their chicks. Glenelg, where we’d play on the beach and look out at the islands or hunt for crabs on the rocks while we waited for the ferry to Skye.
A’ Mhuir has a smooth stocking stitch body, like those flat calm seas with small rippling wavelets rippling up the beach in the garter stitch ripples in the shawl’s edge. Knit flat to begin with before being joined in the round, A’ Mhuir is a fun and quick knit (my testers all agreed!)
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