Knitting, SweetGeorgia

Marron by Madeleine Windsor

I am in awe of the colours SweetGeorgia Yarns has created and I find the way they work together in my pattern to be mesmerizing.

Playful and bold, Marron is a gorgeous shawl that makes the most of our Party of Five gradient sets. Gentle waves of dropped yarn overs pair beautifully with the triangular line of the silhouette for an accessory that captivates from start to finish.

Marron by Madeleine Windsor. Holidays with SweetGeorgia, Vol. 2. Shawl knitting pattern.

Madeleine’s Tip for Knitting Marron

Its important when carrying the yarn up the side that the yarns are twisted every time at the right-hand side of the work, but also that the carried yarn is not pulled too tight so that it there is enough give for blocking. What I do is to knit the first 3-4 sts of the right-side row then stop and make sure that the tension is even and all sts are neat (pulling gently on the carried yarn as necessary). Then, I give a tug on the right-hand side edge such that the carried yarn is pulled out to the maximum the fabric will allow.  That way you won’t get any puckering on the finished piece and it can block to its full glory!

Marron by Madeleine Windsor. Holidays with SweetGeorgia, Vol. 2. Shawl knitting pattern. Marron by Madeleine Windsor. Holidays with SweetGeorgia, Vol. 2. Shawl knitting pattern.

Behind the Brilliance: Madeleine’s Holiday Faves
  1. Favorite way to spend the holidays: With family, plenty of good home cooked food and a fire nearby
  2. Favorite holiday colours: Jewel tones of blue and purple with accents of silver
  3. Favorite holiday treat: Pandoro (traditional Italian sweet brioche bread – preferably homemade)
  4. Favorite thing to wear for a fancy holiday event: My wedding pearls
Colour Options to Try

With so many new Party of Five sets, you are sure to find the colour that fits your personality!

Marron is available as an individual pattern or in the Holidays with SweetGeorgia, Vol. 2 eBook both on our website and on Ravelry. And be sure to visit Madeleine’s website for more information on her amazing work: madeleinewindsor.wix.com/kingfisherknits.

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About Tabetha Hedrick

Tabetha Hedrick, Design Director for SweetGeorgia Yarns, lives by the belief that joy comes when fully participating in the present moment. And that joy is ever so easy to find when immersed in the world of fibre! When not knitting, writing, editing, or researching, she fills the time raising two girls, two dogs, and one husband in Tennessee.

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