Fall in Love: Granny Bandits

Thanks to illustrator and knitter, Vera Brosgol, we now have a nickname for the newest trend in scarf wearing: the granny bandit. A granny bandit is a shawl, wrapped like a bandit scarf around your neck in a triangle. There are many, many ways to wear a shawl, but this allows it to show in the front (rather than in the back), tuck into your jacket, or lay over your cardigan. People started wearing them last season, but, like most knitting trends, it seems that the Granny Bandit is here to stay. You can show off all that lace knitting with a jumble of color in the softest of our yarns, Malabrigo Lace!

Get into fall style with some of these awesome lace patterns — shown here knit in our Silky, Worsted, Lace and Sock yarns!

Wearing a lace shawl bandit-style takes the granny out of 'granny shawl'!

Wearing a lace shawl bandit-style takes the granny out of 'granny shawl'!

Swallowtail Shawl by Evelyn Clark shown in Malabrigo Lace ‘Sunset’ by Mmontzka on Ravelry; Milkweed Shawl by Laura Chau shown in Malabrigo Sock ‘Indecita’ by LadyFirelyght on Ravelry; Multanomah by Kate Flagg shown in Malabrigo Sock ‘Abril’ by Rubino on Ravelry; Traveling Woman by Liz Abinante shown in Malabrigo Silky ‘Acorn’ by Thischickadee on Ravelry; Damson by Ysolda Teague shown in Malabrigo Sock ‘Ochre’ by Bbo3aav on Ravelry; Lacy Baktus by Terhi Montonen shown in Malabrigo Sock in ‘Lettuce’ by Strickonaut on Ravelry

Chau, Hannah

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