COMING SOON: The Pathways Collection by Laura Nelkin

When we were dreaming (Scheming?) about ways to promote our newest yarn, Road to China Lace, the designs of our good friend, Laura Nelkin of Nelkin Designs immediately came to mind. 

Her love of lace, feminine aesthetic, and unique approach to construction and style seemed like the perfect fit for the Road to China Lace. 

The Pathways Collection is a 4-piece accessory collection with a little something for everyone.

COVERT is a cowl knit in one piece and then seamed. The 2-sided lace is visually and texturally interesting and the customization options are endless. 

SPECS:
• Tanzanite, 1 skein.
• 24 sts + 32 rows = 4” (10 cm) in lace patt, after blocking.
• US 5 (3.75 mm) needles, straight or circular.
• 36” (91.5 cm) circumference, 11.5” (29.25 cm) width.

VESA is a half-circular shawl featuring 4 different lace patterns and a stunning center panel. Both feminine and geometric, it is designed in two sizes to suit a variety of styles.

SPECS:
• Pewter (small), 1 skein. Blue Tourmaline (large), 2 skeins.
• 24 sts + 32 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st, after blocking.
• 2 - US 5 (3.75 mm) straights or dpns, 1- US 5 (3.75 mm) 40” (100 cm) circular.
• 52 (70)” [32 (177.75) cm] wide at top, 19 (30)” [48.25 (76.25) cm] at center back.

PROSPECT is a lacy shrug knit from the back center out Perfect as a soft layering piece, or, as pictured, as the perfect accompaniment to a gorgeous party dress.

SPECS:
• Peridot, 1 (2) skein(s).
• 24 sts + 32 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st on larger needle, after blocking.
• 1 - US 5 (3.75 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular and set dpns 1 - US 4 (3.5 mm) 16” (40 cm) and 32” (80 cm) circular.
• 17” (43.25 cm) high at center back, 40” (101.5 cm) across.

STILLWELL is a lace and garter shawl in a unique boomerang shape. Once the lace border is complete, the garter body is worked back and forth, and joined as you go.

SPECS:
• Sapphire (small), 1 skein, Rhodolite (large), 2 skeins.
• 22 sts + 34 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Garter st, after blocking.
• 1 - US 5 (3.75 mm) 40” (100 cm) circular, 2 - US 5 (3.75 mm) straights or dpns.
• 45.75 (70.5)” [116.25 (179) cm] width at top, 36.25 (56.25)” [92.25 (143) cm] garter edge, 29.5 (44.75)” [75 (113.75) cm] bind off edge.

The patterns will all be sold individually and will be available January 2015. We hope you love them as much as we do!