Harmony Shawl


I just could not wait to show you this shawl. I finished it over the weekend and managed to take some photos in the VERY hot weather.  It was nearly 90 degrees when I took these photos.  I cannot wait until fall arrives because I have a lovely new accessory to wear.


I couldn't resist this photo.  See Frodo?  He is patrolling his little world :)  Little did he know that I was taking his photo.  Whenever he sees the camera he thinks we are going outside for a walk about the yard. If i aim the camera at him he looks away to give me the best profile he can muster up (or is he ignoring me?)


I knit this shawl with size five needles and it was the perfect size for cobweb lace.  Once I had a couple inches knit up the fine lace was very easy to handle.  This project was addictive for me mainly because of the progressing colorway.  I was always eager to get to the next color block.


I much prefer the citron with 880 yards of lace than 440 yards.  For me it is a nice size to wear as a shawl or as a scarf around the neck.

Ravelry notes here.

Comments

  1. It has come up beautifully and looks so floaty and dreamy. That is certainly some warm weather. It's only about 9 degrees celsius during the day here now. If the conversion is right, about 48F. We are reaching for our winter woollies. Jacinta

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  2. I've made citron twice (gave one away), but neither of mine can hold a candle to yours.....it's fabulous. I love the subtle colors and the color changes seem to accentuate the ruching (is that the word???). Just LOVELY!!! I might have to make it again!!!!

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  3. Karen, it is just dreamy! I do wish I could reach inside this computer and just touch the yarn, it looks so soft. You my dear should be very pleased with yourself! I am now hoping a freak cold front blows in so you can wear it now and not have to wait until fall! :)

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  4. Oh it's gorgeous!!!! Absolutely stunning.

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  5. Karen it turned out sooo beautiful, drapey& dreamy...

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  6. gorgeous, beautiful,... what else can i say?!

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  7. Wow! I still can't get over the teeny lace yarn! You did an excellent job. (:

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  8. Gorgeous. It seems so light and airy. Wonderful job, Karen.

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  9. GORGEOUS! I can't begin to tell you how totally amazing and beautiful it is. Wonderful job!!

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  10. AHHH!! I love it! You did such a splendid job, my friend. I haven't picked mine up in several weeks (Yep... weeks) Knitting has been that slow around here. I can't wait to see you wearing it!

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  11. Ohh, it's beautiful!
    And I love Frodo out there, keeping an eye on things :)

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  12. Oh. I want one! I guess I'll have to get busy! You have inspired me. Is it possible to have too many projects going at once?

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  13. Oh Karen, it is just beautiful! You are the shawl master :~) I need to make a shawl.....I started a little Baktus scarf, let's pretend I am making a mini-shawl, after all it is a triangle. LOL!
    Bless you today, Tami

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  14. That turned out great! And who knows? Maybe a cool evening might give you a chance to wear it a little sooner.

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  15. love love the rainbow color way. i bet you feel like a fairy wearing it. : ) i would.

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  16. Such gorgeous colours and I love the drape!

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  17. so lovely....fun knitting such beautiful colors

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  18. It looks gorgeous, I love how delicate and soft the colours are :)

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  19. Oh it's so beautiful. Breathtaking!

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  20. Oh my goodness - that is so beautiful! xo

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  21. How beautiful - I aspire to have this much patience, one day!

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  22. Absolutely beautiful, Karen.
    I have a huge respect for people like yourself to make such stunning creations by hand.
    Thanks for swinging by my blog!
    Ronnie xo

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  23. Well done, it turned out beautifully!
    You'll get lots of wear out of it I'm sure, with all those lovely colours it must match pretty much any outfit!

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  24. Oh, this is one to be proud of! What a gorgeous piece of heaven to keep your shoulders warm this fall. :)

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  25. It looks so pretty! Even more beautiful than I had imagined it would be as you were knitting it. I love the size you made also - much more functional.

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  26. Going back through catching up and soooo many beautiful photos!! I have had that featherweight sweater floating through my imagination for months now... yours is really inspiring me to move it to reality. ;) blessings ~ t.

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