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Allegra Shawl for happy times

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I’m not writing too much lately because there’s a lot of action going on. Workshops in different places, a few knitting trips and new designs have been the reason for what I like to call “truly good times”.

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Things are also bubbling at the Brazilian knitting scene. Last June,  we had the 2nd edition of the super cool Brazilian Knitting Congress and it was a blast. I lead 3 workshops: “Shaping & flattering with short rows”, and, from the series “Design your own shawl” : “Exploring the possibilities of triangular shawls”” and “Half Moon Shape with short rows and decreases” . Every year we can meet even more knitters from all over the country and share experiences as we knit together. What a great time…

I also went to Curitiba to meet my adorable friends of the Tricota Curitiba group and had a great weekend. Can you imagine a full weekend laughing and knitting? Can you imagine one entire day swimming in samples of Trico Trico yarns’s new colors? Yeap… pure joy!

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So now I would like to present one of my new patterns: Allegra Shawl. Allegra means cheerful in Italian and it’s pretty similar to alegre in Portuguese, my native language. And joy is a state of mind that I love to cultivate. Actually, I truly believe on the power of being a joyful human being. As I seek the sustainability of my practice, I would like to invite you to knit with the pleasant garter stitch in different colors to create a cozy shawl.

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The concept of Allegra Shawl was to create an easy but “fun-to-knit” piece with the new line of Trico Trico yarns, created by my dear and talented friend Sandra Baroni.

Knitted mostly in garter stitch, Allegra Shawl is worked with 3 different colors. The more vivid color is a good choice for the lacy rows from color A.

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I hope that you enjoy this new design and have a great knitting time!

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Peace Knit Love as much as possible!!!

Paula

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