What is a wooden shawl pin?
Wooden shawl pins are a beautiful accessory to handmade shawls. Depending on the way the shawl was created, that is, knitted, crocheted, or woven, and whether the creator used bulky, or fine yarn, you will need either a large or a small shawl pin. Lace weight shawls work beautifully with the small shawl pin.
What is a Penannular shawl pin?
This penannular shawl pin is handcrafted using enameled copper wire and Peruvian Raku bead with celtic knot. It measures approximately 1 3/4 by 3 1/2 inches. These are made of a thicker gauge of wire that would make them too heavy for lace weight items.
How do you hold a shawl in place?
If you want to wear a shawl instead of a coat, you can just drape the shawl over your shoulders and let it hang loose. If you are worried about the shawl slipping off, then tie the ends behind your back to keep it in place. Another look is to drape the shawl across your front and toss one end over a shoulder.
What is a shawl cuff?
Shawl Cuffs are simple in design and a must have for your hand knits/crochet scarves, cowls and shawls. These affordable accessories keep your scarf/shawl in place without stabbing them. No more garments sliding off your shoulder.
How do cloak pins work?
These brooches were large and strong because Celts wore thick woolen cloaks. In the most popular cloak brooch style, the pin moves around a ring, which is open. This way no permanent hole is left in the cloak or garment. In case you are wondering, the pin pointed up.
What is a blanket pin?
Also known as a Penannular, these Blanket pins let you wear wool blankets much like a cloak or hoodie. There really is something special about the combined warmth of a campfire and thick wool blanket draped over your shoulders.
What does the word Penannular mean?
: having the form of a ring with a small break in the circumference penannular silver brooch used to fasten …