Gilded Flicker Shawl

I'm so excited to be sharing my newest design with you today--Gilded Flicker Shawl!  It's the perfect piece to reach for when you need a little bit of extra warmth on a chilly day.  It's a cozy, garter stitch crescent shawl knit sideways from end to end. The lace motif is reversible, and the shawl is a joy to knit and to give!  Christmas is coming--what a fun piece this would be to make for someone special on your knit-worthy list!  Choose a cheery fingering weight yarn to brighten up the dreariest day!

A dear poet-friend of mine has written a poem that I think matches up beautifully with this shawl.  It's called PEACE.

The frigid winds of winter
Have seeped inside
This ancient house
Of memories
And forget-me-nots.

I make my way patiently
Throughout its rooms,
Soothing candlelight
Following in my wake.
Our clouds of breath are no more.

Your cold hands are busy
Giving life to a hearth
Filled with soft fire
Meant to heat us to the core,
A warmth of love and hope.

The house breathes new life
As you place the fine wool
Across my shoulders.
We settle in, as peace settles amongst us;
Our future knows no bounds.

by S. K. Cole

I hope you love this shawl, and Samara's work, as much as I do!  You can see more of her poetry on Instragram--find her as samara.writes.  And I'd love it if you'd stop by Ravelry to check out all the details about Gilded Flicker

Linking up with Ginny for Yarn Along today!

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