Peas, Grits and Mud Pie

Peas, Grits and Mud Pie

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We love to eat in the South and have therefore created a yarn and recipe subscription. Our first installment of What’s Cooking contains 3 southern recipes. January was Black Eyed Peas and Ham Hocks which is typically served on New Year’s Day. In the South, eating black eyed peas and salted pork on New Year’s Day is thought to bring luck and prosperity for the new year. February was Mississippi Mud Pie, a popular dessert here in Vicksburg, MS. It is believed that the pie was first served in a Vicksburg restaurant after the 1927 flood. March was Shrimp and Grits, a southern staple. Although Shrimp and Grits originated in the Carolinas, it is a favorite on menus here in the South as a dinner entree. Recipes are included with pattern.
This crescent shaped shawl is a great shawl for hand-dyed variegated yarn and can even be knitted with 1 color.

So, let’s get Cooking! And knitting of course.

Span: 64” Height at center: 16”

3 Skeins of Luxe DK by JEMS LUXE FIBERS (100% Superwash Merino)
You will need approximately 600 yds in 3 different colors. These can all be variegated. Use color C for lightly variegated. (speckled)

Color A – Black Eyed Peas and Ham Hocks

Color B – Mississippi Mud Pie

Color C - Shrimp and Grits

To purchase the whole set to make the shawl click here  

Needles: US size 7, 32” circular cable for DK version

For fingering weight, use a US 5 needle, 32” circular cable 

Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Great subscription

I love this subscription. The yarn is beautiful and so soft. The other items included in the monthly box are surprises and always great. I will continue this subscription as long as Jems Luxe has it. Oh, and the pattern for the 3 skeins is beautiful and a fun knit.


I chose the Luxe Dk yarn base. The great feel of the DK and the color combination are just beautiful! What is really cool though are the recipes that go along with this collection. This is a really fun subscription from Judy and Emily!

Beautiful yarn and great yarn makers

I love all the yarn Judy and Emily make. They’re so creative and good spirited! It’s a pleasure to be one of their clients. Great patterns too.


I love the pattern! It's super easy to follow and easy to "zone out" while working on it! I'm already thinking of what colors I should use for the next one!

Love this pattern!

I am a little more than halfway finished with this pattern, and I love it! The colors flow so well together, and the yarn is a dream to knit with.