This was a fun pattern and by the time you're bored, you get to do some garter for speed, the the edging begins! Yarn held doubled throughout to try to have a thicker shawl and use up some stash. See the yarn details here.
This is the Radiance Shawlette pattern and I made it once before, but it was so small that I knew I wanted to try it again - but larger. Last the kit used a slow color change yarn (beautiful) but it was just by a hair I was able to complete it with the one… Continue reading Elf Shawl
I tried to make this shawl when I first started knitting and it was a bit too ambitious for my skills then but I really liked it so I kept it in my queue for later. I added more rows to the body and border and it's a very good size to be useful. The… Continue reading Forest Canopy Shawl
I was able to use up some older stash in this shawl that kept asking, "What's my purpose? Why do you buy so much sock yarn and never use it?" Ugh. I really need to shop less and create more - possibly even destash a bit. I just love all the sock yarn colorways people… Continue reading Irish Fantastica Crocheted Shawl
Added one of my picot shell borders. I love the Seraphina shawl - if you haven’t made one - DO IT - This is my 10th! The yarn was dreamy. Use the link above to get any details about the project.
This yarn is amazing - so soft, but it's a bit fragile, so I crochet with it. It feels like it may break when blocking if you do knit with it, so maybe be extra careful. The picture doesn't do it justice, but I had to snap one and it was near 90 out (yes,… Continue reading Alpine Frost Wrap/Scarf
I tend to make the same things over, and over, and over..... Do you? I just get these favorites going and they're like old friends - familiar and comforting. The South Bay Shawlette by Lion Brand Yarn is exactly one of those for me. This one is in Malabrigo Yarn Sock and is a gift… Continue reading Across The Pond
The Hugo Poncho is finished! This became a bit monotonous, as any large knit might. Thanks fully I was able to trek on since the yarn was so buttery soft and I just love this color so much. A feat of love. It's a really great piece for my wardrobe. The winters aren't much here… Continue reading Finishing the Hugo Poncho
LOVE cables and just about anything that has them. This pretty pattern was actually fun to make. About the time you're bored with the garter stitch body, the edging starts and it's kind of fun to do, so it went by faster than I expected. The yarn is acrylic Kraemer Yarns Perfection DK, so it's… Continue reading French Cancan, CABLES!
The Ishbel by Ysolda Teague is my go-to for special occasion gift shawls. Love this pattern. Before I know it, I'm at the lace sections, so it feels quick to knit up. This one is in Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk, @880 yds. LOVE this wool, soft and pleasant, but light. Added beads to the YO's… Continue reading Wedding Ishbel for Sarah