What to Make: Ewe So Summer shawl by Meaghan Schmaltz

Welcome to our weekly feature, What to Make Wednesday! The yarns here at Ewe Ewe are so versatile and I love to share ideas about what you can knit with them.

Ewe So Summer  shawl designed by Meaghan Schmaltz for Ewe Ewe Yarns

Ewe So Summer shawl designed by Meaghan Schmaltz for Ewe Ewe Yarns

The unofficial start to summer is here and I thought we’d celebrate with the magnificent Ewe So Summer shawl! Ewe So Summer was a huge hit as our the 2018 LYS Day project and now that it’s 2019 the pattern is available everywhere. Yay!

Ewe So Summer  shawl knitting pattern using Ewe So Sporty merino yarn

Ewe So Summer shawl knitting pattern using Ewe So Sporty merino yarn

Meaghan Schmaltz designed this shawl to have a playful color blend from beginning to end. Even though the pattern looks like it might have stranded knitting, it doesn’t! The shift effect comes from slipping stitches and alternating colors on different rows. Basically, exciting stripes!

Ewe So Summer  shawl knitting pattern from Ewe Ewe Yarns

Ewe So Summer shawl knitting pattern from Ewe Ewe Yarns

Now, let’s talk about my favorite topic: COLOR COMBINATIONS! 😍

I think the possibilities for color mixing is endless. Check out our Ewe So Sporty yarn to find a combo you love or take a look at the kits I created!

Maybe you’d like the original Ewe So Summer combo or maybe you’d like a brighter, cooler palette called Ewe So Spring?

Or perhaps you’d like a moody Ewe So Autumn shawl with rich Charcoal running throughout. Or a super icy Ewe So Wintery shawl might be your favorite to wear!

Take a look at all 8 color combinations on our kit page. There’s even a few tonal options with pretty blues and greens. See Ewe So Summer shawl yarn kits.

Choose your own color combo: Ewe Ewe Yarns Ewe So Sporty merino yarn.


How much yarn do I need?

Finished Measurements: 80" wingspan, 20" at tallest point

Yarn Amounts: Ewe So Sporty merino yarn from Ewe Ewe Yarns
• MC: 2 skeins.
• CC1: 1 skein.
• CC2: 1 skein.
• CC3: 1 skein.
• CC4: 1 skein.
• CC5: 1 skein.

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: Ewe So Summer — also available on Ravelry.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns Ewe So Sporty merino yarn.

Locate: Find the yarn here or find a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns.

Enjoy knitting your new project using Ewe Ewe yarn!


What to Make: Tegna by Caitlin Hunter of Boyland Knitworks

Welcome to our weekly feature, What to Make Wednesday! The yarns here at Ewe Ewe are so versatile and I love to share ideas about what you can knit with them.

Tegna  lace tee knitting pattern designed by Caitlin Hunter

Tegna lace tee knitting pattern designed by Caitlin Hunter

Looking for a light and lacy tee for spring and summer? Look no further than the wildly popular Tegna knitting pattern from Boyland Knitworks.

This sweater is a showstopper! From the flowy fabric to the beautiful lace hem, you’ll be sure to wear this tee all year round. Think how nice it will look in the summer and how pretty it would look as a shell under a jacket for work in the fall.

Tegna knitting project by  LDirk7 on Ravelry

Tegna knitting project by LDirk7 on Ravelry

Fluffy Fingering merino yarn from Ewe Ewe would work perfectly for Tegna. The gauge of the sweater is a loose 22 sts over 4” which I get using a size US 6 needle. That means this project would knit quickly and practically fly off the needles!

Any color of Fluffy Fingering yarn would work so well in this project! Choose a neutral like the Charcoal one above or go for a bright Berry, springy Saffron or rich Red Velvet.

Plus, it’s a great price point in Fluffy Fingering. You’ll need 4 to 7 skeins depending on your size which works out to be $40-$70 dollars for a new, gorgeous top you’ll wear again and again.

Choose your color combo: Ewe Ewe Yarns Fluffy Fingering Merino yarn.


How much yarn do I need?

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
Finished circumference at bust: 35.5” (38”, 43.25”, 48.25”, 53.5”, 58.5”, 63.5”) 

Fitting notes from the designer: This sweater is designed to be slightly oversized, with approximately 5-10” of positive ease around the bust. The sleeves are fitted, so make sure you pay attention to the sleeve circumference when choosing your size. (Schematic is provided in the pattern.)

Yarn Amounts: 4 (4, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7) balls of Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering merino yarn

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: Tegna — on Ravelry.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns Fluffy Fingering merino yarn.

Locate: Find the yarn here or find a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns.

Enjoy knitting your new project using Ewe Ewe yarn!


What to Make: Cara striped sleeveless tee

Welcome to our weekly feature, What to Make Wednesday! The yarns here at Ewe Ewe are so versatile and I love to share ideas about what you can knit with them.

Cara  sleeveless tee knitting pattern by Amy Christoffers on Ravelry

Cara sleeveless tee knitting pattern by Amy Christoffers on Ravelry

It’s totally time to think about a fresh tank for spring and summer! I found the Cara tee knitting pattern by Amy Christoffers and I think it seems really relaxing to make and even better to wear.

Cara  a-line tank top knitting pattern by Amy Christoffers

Cara a-line tank top knitting pattern by Amy Christoffers

Cara has a great a-line shape creating a slight flare from the natural waste to the hip making it easy and breezy. I love it paired with the model’s casual jeans, too!

I browsed around on Ravelry and there are lots of cute color combinations. I like the vanilla and pink and the same thing in reverse! You could also do vanilla with purple stripes or what about classic black and white.

Ewe So Sporty yarn from Ewe Ewe would work perfectly for the Cara top. You can go with the great original and use Vanilla as your main color and Sky Blue as the contrasting color stripes. Or try that pink option!

Or maybe you’d like a tonal look. A Lavender top with Iris Blossom stripes? An Aquamarine top with Soft Sage stripes.

You could try a more classic look like Vanilla with rich Red Velvet stripes. What about a preppy Wheat and Midnight Blue top? I could do this all day!

Choose your color combo: Ewe Ewe Yarns Ewe So Sporty Merino yarn.


How much yarn do I need?

Sizes: 32(36-40-44-48-52-56-60)“ 

Fitting notes: This garment was designed with approximately 2—4” of ease. Please take this into consideration when selecting your size..

Yarn Amounts: Using Ewe So Sporty merino yarn
MC: 4(5-6-7-7-8-8-9) balls (shown in Vanilla)
CC: 1(1-2-2-2-2-2-3) balls (shown in Sky Blue)

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: Cara — on Ravelry.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns Ewe So Sporty merino yarn.

Locate: Find the yarn here or find a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns.

Enjoy knitting your new project using Ewe Ewe yarn!


What to Make: The Daily sweater by Andrea Mowry

Welcome to our weekly feature, What to Make Wednesday! The yarns here at Ewe Ewe are so versatile and I love to share ideas about what you can knit with them.

The Daily  sweater designed by Drea Renee Knits

The Daily sweater designed by Drea Renee Knits

Ewe Ewe designer and my favorite person, Meaghan Schmaltz just finished knitting her own The Daily sweater by Andrea Mowry using Baa Baa Bulky Merino yarn. Isn’t it awesome?!

I think it looks great.

Andrea’s sweater has a pretty, muted feel but you know how I love saturated colors. Here’s a peek at the lovely original modeled by the designer herself.

The Daily  sweater pattern by Andrea Mowry on Ravelry

The Daily sweater pattern by Andrea Mowry on Ravelry

Meaghan is Andrea’s tech editor (I know, what a job, right?!) and when she saw The Daily slide across her desk she thought it was so great that she leapt at the chance to test knit the new design!

I have to say, I agree with Meaghan! I think this sweater looks incredibly wonderful to wear.

Meaghan choose Ewe Ewe Baa Baa Bulky as her yarn for this project and she got gauge perfectly on a Size 10 needle. She used the colors Black Licorice and Wheat to make a great basic for her closet.

We have 17 colors in Baa Baa Bulky now which means there are so many options to make this amazing sweater! I’ve put together a few ideas here. Take a look!

I love that Saffron and Brushed Silver combo to wear with jeans.

What if we choose some color with color? You could do our rich Teal with Soft Sage for a green tone. Then I was thinking of Cotton Candy and Orange Peel together because I did it in this baby sweater and I kinda want to wear it myself!

You could add some Indigo to your Wheat. Or maybe you’re thinking a bit of a spring fling is in order — wouldn’t Aquamarine and Sky Blue be so cheery? Yes!

Color mixing is so fun and here at Ewe Ewe we plan all the colors to work together so go ahead and give it a try for yourself. If you have a question about which colors you might like you can always email me and we can figure it out!

Choose your colors: Ewe Ewe Yarns Baa Baa Bulky Merino yarn.


How much yarn do I need?

Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4)(5, 6, 7, 8). 

Finished Bust Measurements: 36.25 (40.5, 44.75, 49)(53.25, 57.5, 62, 66)” 

Fitting notes: This sweater is intended to be worn with 5-8” positive ease. To pick your best size, measure your full bust and add your desired ease, then pick the finished bust circumference closest to that number.

Yarn Amounts:
MC: 4 (4, 5, 5)(5, 6, 7, 7) balls of Baa Baa Bulky Merino yarn (shown in Black Licorice)
CC: 3 (3, 3, 4)(4, 4, 5, 5) balls of Baa Baa Bulky Merino yarn (shown in Wheat)

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: The Daily — on Ravelry.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns Baa Baa Bulky Merino yarn.

Locate: Find the yarn here or find a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns.

Enjoy knitting your new project using Ewe Ewe yarn!


What to Make: Silver Springs summer tee by Robin Knits

Welcome to our weekly feature, What to Make Wednesday! The yarns here at Ewe Ewe are so versatile and I love to share ideas about what you can knit with them.

Silver Springs  summer tee on Ravelry

Silver Springs summer tee on Ravelry

Ahh, the weather is starting to turn. Now is the perfect time to whip up a basic tee for spring and summer.

Silver Springs by Robin Knits seems like the perfect option!

Silver Springs  seamless yoke tee knitting pattern

Silver Springs seamless yoke tee knitting pattern

The Silver Springs tee is knit from the top down and has cascading eyelets around the body. This seamless yoke design is knit using fingering weight yarn and I think Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering Merino would be just perfect!

Silver Springs  knitting pattern by Robin Knits

Silver Springs knitting pattern by Robin Knits

The colors of Fluffy Fingering yarn are perfect for this type of knitting project. Choose a nice neutral like Brushed Silver, Wheat, Vanilla or Sky Blue and you could wear this tank with ANYTHING in your closet.

Or maybe you’re thinking a bit of a spring fling is in order — wouldn’t Iris Blossom or Berry be so cheery? Yes!

Choose your color: Ewe Ewe Yarns Fluffy Fingering Merino yarn.


How much yarn do I need?

Sizes: XS, (S, M, L), (XL, 2XL, 3XL). 

Finished Bust Measurements: 31.5, (35, 39, 43.5), (47, 52, 56)”

Fitting notes: This top is designed to have 2-4” of positive ease at the bust. To achieve this fit, choose a size with a bust measurement 2-4” larger than your own.

Yarn Amounts: 3, (4, 5, 5), (6, 7, 8) balls of Fluffy Fingering merino yarn.

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: Silver Springs — on Ravelry.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns Fluffy Fingering merino yarn.

Locate: Find the yarn here or find a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns.

Enjoy knitting your new project using Ewe Ewe yarn!


What to Make: Split the Distance cowl by Meaghan Schmaltz

Welcome to our new weekly feature, What to Make Wednesday! The yarns here at Ewe Ewe are so versatile and I love to share ideas about what you can knit with them.

Split the Distance  cowl knitting pattern

Split the Distance cowl knitting pattern

Look at all the texture on this cowl!

Split the Distance is a knitting pattern that creates big arrows with just a change in knits or purls.

Such a cool effect.

Split the Distance  knitting pattern on Ravelry

Split the Distance knitting pattern on Ravelry

Split the Distance is designed by Meaghan Schmaltz and offers two sizes.

Make a close fitting cowl or a longer infinity scarf.

Infinity scarf knitting pattern called  Split the Distance . Great for Wooly Worsted yarn from Ewe Ewe.

Infinity scarf knitting pattern called Split the Distance. Great for Wooly Worsted yarn from Ewe Ewe.

This design works perfectly for Ewe Ewe Wooly Worsted Merino yarn. You’ll love how this yarn really makes those stitches pop!

Choose Sky Blue to knit a project like the sample or pick your favorite shade!

See all the yarn colors: Ewe Ewe Yarns Wooly Worsted merino yarn. There’s 25 colors so the possibilities are endless!


How much yarn do I need?

Finished Measurements: Small (Large): 8 inches tall by 25 (62) inches circumference. 

Yarn Amounts:
Small: 2 balls Wooly Worsted yarn in 75 Sky Blue or color of your choice.
Large: 4 balls Wooly Worsted yarn in 75 Sky Blue or color of your choice.

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: Split the Distance — on Ravelry.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns Wooly Worsted merino yarn.

Locate: Find the yarn here or find a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns.

Enjoy knitting your new project using Ewe Ewe yarn!