Knitting · Shawls

The Gloomy Ulmus

I am a big fan of designs by Kirsten Kapur, and have several patterns, but I didn't enjoy knitting this one. It looks nice, feels nice, but I had several issues and they just seemed to keep coming. I didn't pick colors for this shawl, but for another and they were far gloomier than they… Continue reading The Gloomy Ulmus

Crochet · Shawls

Flower Power Shawl

Really enjoyed finding something a little different to play with. Something with unique motifs (long and tall stitches), a new lace stitch to learn (Solomon's Knot) and a new yarn I had never tried (Paton's Lace). This pattern is called The Flower Power Shawl and it's over on Ravelry as a free download. The instructions… Continue reading Flower Power Shawl