Roses Are Red Shawl Complete


Over the weekend, I finished the shawl for my mother in law.  I am quite pleased with it.  I would definitely make the Holden Shawlette pattern again.  It was very easy to follow and I was able to memorize most of the pattern, which means I could knit and talk at the same time.  Can't beat that!


I did make some minor modifications.  I repeated the chart three times instead of two and a half.  I also decided not to do the picot edging.  I felt it would have been a little to busy visually with the yarn being multicolored and I was afraid I might not have enough yarn.  I did do the stretchy purl bind off.  


This is the second time I have knit with Ella Rae Lace Merino and I just love it.  It is very springy and the dyeing technique never leads to pooling of the colors.  The yarn also blocks beautifully!!

Comments

  1. It looks just beautiful and I know your mother in-law is going to love it!xx

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  2. so very pretty! love the pairing of pattern and the subtly variegated yarn.

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  3. Wow! That came out wonderfully. I'm sure your mother in law will love it. Has she seen it on your blog yet?

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  4. Beautiful! I love the detail. (Also, love your header....is it new?)

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  5. How beautiful! I love the color.

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