Out of the entire American Horror Story canon, Chris' favorite character will always be Misty Day from Coven. She had a peaceful and carefree attitude with an amazing Stevie Nicks inspired wardrobe to match. These include her lavish shawls she wore in and out of the swamps of New Orleans. As a result, he was inspired to create a shawl named after her character trait: a HIPPIE SWAMP WITCH
. The main body is created with a pattern that Chris calls "checkered stockinette lace", as well as some striped colorwork. The border is created in garter stitch and some lace before massive fringe is added, making is impossible to resist walking and dancing around the French Quarter while this shawl drapes over your shoulders. a.
This pattern was designed by our own Chris Salas. You should check out the rest of his patterns in their Ravelry store