Kilt Rock Shawl - September Hills - Trapezoid - Scottish Luxury Yarn from the Isle of Skye

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SEPTEMBER HILLS: The lovely lavender of this shawl and the rainbow colors nestled onto the white linen base reminds me of the heather that is everywhere on the hillsides of the Kilt Rock area.

KILT ROCK: Kilt Rock and its Mealt Falls are on the east coast of the Trotternish Peninsula on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. The basalt cliffs resemble the folds of a kilt and the waterfall coming down over a section of it is unforgettable. This shawl was designed as a reminder of the afternoon my mother and I explored the area. I crawled out to the edge of the sheer rock wall on my hands and knees to peer over the top at the waterfalls hundreds of feet below. The vertical lines of knitting remind me of those stone columns and the waterfalls.

Hand knit, durable, lightweight and warm. A stylish distinctly different style of shawl that fits most all body shapes and sizes. Hand washed and blocked to stabilize color and sizing. Consider one of my shawl pins to secure the shawl in the front to help hold it in place so your hands are free and let the point drape over your arms.

FIBER TYPE: Scottish luxury yarn from the Isle of Skye dyed with natural dyes. This shawl is so soft, I wish you could touch it.

COLOR: Two shades of Lavender, natural dye.

SHAPE: Trapezoid - a straight flat center back section which comes to a point on each end. The shawl is knitted from tip to tip.

DIMENSIONS: Length 82 inches Width 16 inches

WEIGHT: 5.0 ounces

SEASON: Perfect alone in fall and spring to keep the chill off. In winter, a wrap type accessory.

HOW IT IS MADE: Hand knit from my original design pattern adapted from my Windswept shawl pattern. I have tried to enhance it with the colors of Scottish landscape and vertical accent columns of color reminiscent of the columns of stone and the waterfall. Hand washed and blocked to stabilize color and sizing. Comes packaged right side out in a clear protective bag so you can see the color without having to open the package should the color not appear as you expected.

Made in a smoke-free, cat-friendly home. The cat may have watched the shawl being knitted, but there has been no cat contact with the shawl after it was finished, hand washed, blocked and packaged ready to wear.

HOW TO WEAR: Alone in fall and spring to keep the chill off or as a wrap in winter. Photos show the traditional way the shawl is worn. Adding a shawl pin will make this warm shawl into a hands-free garment. A detailed care card is included in every shawl package.

Shipping from United States

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1-3 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 1 - 3 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and cancellations

Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
  • Conditions of return

    Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Care instructions for shawls

    A detailed care information is included in every knitwear order. The care information is printed on the inside of the folder enclosed with your shawl order.

    In general, all knitwear should be gently hand washed in luke warm water with a gentle shampoo and rinsed thoroughly. Then wrung out and patted into shape while it lays flat to dry. Shawls have been washed and blocked to stabilize colors and sizing before packaging.

    CAUTION: Washing your shawl in water that is too hot will cause the wool to shrink which is irreversible. Likewise DO NOT put the shawl in your washing machine or in the dryer because that will felt the wool and cause shrinkage, which is irreversible as well.

    Sizing details

    My shawls and wraps will fit most ladies. The dimensions are listed for each item so you can judge how it will fit your own shoulders. If an item is better suited for a tall or broad shouldered lady or a more petite woman that will be noted in the item description.

    Shawls have been washed and blocked to stabilize colors and sizing before packaging.

    Custom and personalized orders

    All of my handmade items are one-of-a-kind, completed as shown and ready to ship.

    I do not take custom orders per say. However, if you see something you would like in another color, please contact me. I may have one planned for the design you like with yarn colors that might suit your needs.

    Shipping & Processing Time

    Please insure your shipping address is correct, once the package is at the post office, I cannot make any changes to your address.

    I live in the far western mountains of North Carolina. In our rural location there is no true overnight shipping, expedited mail or weekend package mailing service. The fastest mail we have is Priority Mail which is used for most shipments. Very light items, such as pincushions and shawl pins, will be shipped by First Class Mail.

    All of the items you see in my shop are the actual ones you will receive. I expect to have your package in the mail to you no later than three business days after your purchase, hopefully much sooner than that.

    Returns and Exchanges

    RETURNS: I accept returns, no questions asked. Please do me the courtesy of not soiling, wearing or using an item before returning it.

    From my arts & craft show sales experience, I understand that a buyer would like to feel the actual item, look at the color next to your face and actually try it on. My work has been carefully checked for quality when finished and blocked then checked again before packing for shipment.

    EXCHANGES: I do not accept exchanges due to the uniqueness of these items. I will refund the listed price of any returned item when I receive your return shipment.

    One-of-a-kind shawls, but I see different colors?

    I never knit exactly the same shawl twice. There are pattern and yarn color similarities in the shawls listed but I make subtle changes to my designs each time I knit it.

    An example of this is in my Windswept Shoulder Wrap. Each is an asymetrical triangle, but the accent color is added differently in each one and so each comes out a slightly different size and look.

    HELP! I snagged or otherwise damaged my shawl

    It is actually not that easy to damage these shawls as they are quite durable. Snags or pulls are easy to fix BUT washing it in water that is too hot will shrink it and that is irreversible.

    Contact me with details of your problem. If I can, I will gladly help repair damage to a shawl I knitted for you. Cost of the repair and shipping will be worked out before you send the shawl back to me.

    Consolidate Items for Shipping?

    Whenever you order more than one item, we will consolidate those into one box whenever possible so all your order will arrive at the same time. If the order has to be split into two or more boxes I will tell you that in the "On Its Way to You" message that's I personally send when the boxes have been delivered to the US Post Office.

    How will my order be packed for shipping?

    All knitted items are shipped in sturdy USPS Priority Mail boxes. Most items will come in the box that opens from the end, I selected that style because not having a seam on the top and bottom better protects items in bad weather. Knitted items are never sent in shipping bags because those bags can be damaged in transit.

    Light weight items will be shipped by First Class Mail in padded envelopes.

    After an item is listed for sale, it is carefully packaged in a clear view bag and sealed closed, to help protect it from damage in shipping to you. The order is wrapped in bubble wrap and placed into the container along with its pertinent paperwork. Box end flaps are tape sealed to further protect items in bad weather.

    Reviews (1)


    An enchanting shawl in a lovely color to complement any outfit. It is extremely well made, lightweight, and cozy. I am absolutely pleased with my purchase!

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