• Image of Pippu Kit: Nettle + Sumac
  • Image of Pippu Kit: Nettle + Sumac
  • Image of Pippu Kit: Nettle + Sumac
  • Image of Pippu Kit: Nettle + Sumac

Ambah O'Brien designed the beautiful Pippu shawl using Woollenflower yarns:

"Drape your shoulders with gentle ripples and lace reminiscent of a Zen garden, its walkways trimmed with mosses. Inspired by a recent trip to Japan, this bias-knit shawl is perfect for the softest yarns in your favorite soothing colors. The gorgeous yarn used in the sample was naturally dyed using avocado pips, so I named it Pippu, the Japanese word for pip. Start with easy stripes, alternating a fingering weight with a single strand of lace weight yarn. A simple, straight-forward lace section is then worked with the lace weight doubled, giving the asymmetrical triangle a floaty finish."

This kit includes:

2 skeins of Woollenflower Whorl (72% kid mohair/ 20% silk, 210m/ 50gm skein), dyed with nettle to a cool silvery-sage
1 skein of Woollenflower Tendril (70% baby alpaca/ 20% silk/ 10% cashmere, 400m/ 100mg skein), dyed with sumac to a a warm mid-grey

It does not include a copy of the Pippu pattern- you can purchase the pattern directly from the designer, Ambah O'Brien, on Ravelry.

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