Thunderbolt Shawl Kit - From Xandy Peters
Make your own Thunderbolt Shawl with our exclusive kits!
Each kit includes 2 skeins of Glamour Lite and 2 skeins of Boogie Woogie in curated colorways, plus a copy of the pattern sent to your email inbox (or Ravelry library if you provide us with your username).
About The Pattern, In The Designer's Words
This shawl uses the shaping and colorwork properties of brioche stitch to create an image of lightning. This pattern is best suited for knitters with a good understanding of simple brioche stitch and are ready to take their skill to the next level.
Finished Size: 73” (92”) / 185 (234) cm x 21” (27”) / 53 (69) cm triangle shape.
Yarn: 400 (630) yards / 365 (575) m of fingering weight yarn in 2 colors. Small size is specifically designed to use one 100g skein of each color.
MC - MollyGirl Yarn Glamour Lite, 450 yards / 411m per 100g; 75% superwash merino, 25% Nylon. Shown in color Life on Mars.
CC - MollyGirl Yarn Boogie Woogie, 435 yards / 398m per 100g; 85% superwash merino, 15% Nylon. Shown in color Under Pressure.
Needles: Size 5 (3.75mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 14 sts x 26 rows = 4 x 4” (10 x 10 cm) square in brioche stitch.
Other Materials: Tapestry needle, 2 stitch markers, pins, blocking surface.
Xandy Peters is a knitting designer and teacher, best known as the innovator of the stacked stitch technique and for the Fox Paws pattern. Starting out as a footwear and product designer, Xandy turned to knitting as a way to explore textiles and surfaces without using factory production and has since made a career out of publishing new patterns and teaching workshops. Xandy has been published in magazines such as Vogue Knitting, Twist Collective, Knitscene, Knitty, and Pom Pom Quarterly, has a Bluprint class teaching the stacked stitch technique and continues to self publish patterns monthly. Xandy also blogs about design, crafting, and baking on soimakestuff.com and posts craft videos on YouTube. You can find Xandy on Instagram at @xandypeters.