Artus Shawl kits are dyed-to-order and will ship approximately the week of 2/19/24.
We've had our version of Natasja Hornby's Artus Shawl in the shop for a few weeks now -- and it's a showstopper. This project offers graphic mosaic motifs, the opportunity to play with bold colors, and cozy texture nestled right up next to colorwork -- we love it!
We decided it was high time to offer kits using our Elmer Fingering and Elmer Tweed Fingering bases. These woolen-spun blends of merino and cashmere have to be squeezed to be believed. The fabric they create is deliciously soft and lightweight -- just perfect for this substantial shawl.
We're offering kits in five colorways, and a mystery option too.
Kit #5: C1: Selvedge Tweed (2 skeins), C2: Three Dog Night, C3: Petal, C4: Ginger Peachy, C5: Radish
Mystery Kit! Please note that if you have a preference on the tone of your mystery kit, please be sure to tell us in the order notes section of your shopping cart and click UPDATE CART to save your notes.
Elmer Fingering is a woolen spun Merino/ Cashmere blend. Like Elmer Tweed, it's rustic with a beautiful texture and richness. It’s fantastic on its own and perfect for colorwork. It’s light, lofty and holds its shape beautifully. All the hold and snap back of wool with a whisper of cashmere for softness and halo.
Elmer Fingering is 410 yards per 100 gram skein 80% Merino/20% Cashmere
Hand wash suggested. Lay flat to dry.
We just had to have us some tweed— some Elmer Tweed! Elmer Tweed is woolen spun with more than just a pinch of cashmere. It has a rustic essence and a beautiful richness. It’s fantastic on its own and perfect for colorwork. This tweed holds its shape beautifully while remaining lightweight. The little tweedy bits of color keep you wanting to knit “just one more round” in anticipation of what bits will appear next. This incredibly plush yarn will bring you right onto the tweed bandwagon if we do say so ourselves! (Elmer Tweed is 70% wool and 30% cashmere.)
Fingering Weight: 100g skeins with 400 yards per skein.