Freeze Frame was inspired by that one funky skein of multi-color yarn that you just had to have. Not knowing what it would become, but loving the colors, this yarn came home with you and now you’re looking at it saying, “what do I do with you”? Grab a complimentary solid yarn and watch how it frames the colorful yarn in this fun mosaic knitting pattern.
And if you didn’t buy that fun, bright skein of yarn, grab a classic solid combination and see how elegant Freeze Frame looks. Then rush back to the store and get that funky color you really wanted!!!
Are you ready to dive into color work knitting but feel a little intimidated by the techniques? Freeze Frame features a simple slip stitch pattern that involves working only one color per row!
This is a great pattern for a beginner who wants to try a new technique, but is also a relaxing pattern for knitters of all levels.
ERRATA: Section One, Row 14 should read:
Row 14: CC- sl, ktbl, sl, p1, sl, (p1, sl, p3, sl, p1, sl)x13, p1, sl, ktbl, pfb, sl.
Yarn: Baah Yarns La Jolla (100% Superwash Merino 400 yds/115 grams)
Shawl 1-Main Color (MC): Black Pearl, 400 yards,
Contrast Color (CC): 1 skein La Perla, 400 yards, 1 skein
Shawl 2-Main Color (MC): Grey Onyx, 400 yards, 1 skein
Contrast Color (CC): Brazilian Emerald, 400 yards, 1 skein
Needles: US 4/ 3.5mm, US 6/4mm for bind off
Notions: Stitch markers (optional, but good for marking repeats), Tapestry needle, T-pins and blocking wires for blocking
Gauge: 24 stitches = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch after blocking.
Finished measurements: 78” x 20” deep Measurements taken after blocking.
Construction: This is an asymmetrical shawl worked from edge to edge. It begins with a small number of stitches. Increases and decreases are used to create the shape of the shawl as it expands in width.