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.
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. JacintaReplyDelete
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!!!!ReplyDelete
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! :)ReplyDelete
Oh it's gorgeous!!!! Absolutely stunning.ReplyDelete
Karen it turned out sooo beautiful, drapey& dreamy...ReplyDelete
gorgeous, beautiful,... what else can i say?!ReplyDelete
Wow! I still can't get over the teeny lace yarn! You did an excellent job. (:ReplyDelete
Gorgeous. It seems so light and airy. Wonderful job, Karen.ReplyDelete
GORGEOUS! I can't begin to tell you how totally amazing and beautiful it is. Wonderful job!!ReplyDelete
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!ReplyDelete
Ohh, it's beautiful!ReplyDelete
And I love Frodo out there, keeping an eye on things :)
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?ReplyDelete
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!ReplyDelete
Bless you today, Tami
That turned out great! And who knows? Maybe a cool evening might give you a chance to wear it a little sooner.ReplyDelete
love love the rainbow color way. i bet you feel like a fairy wearing it. : ) i would.ReplyDelete
It is so beautiful!!!ReplyDelete
Such gorgeous colours and I love the drape!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous!!!! Love it.ReplyDelete
so lovely....fun knitting such beautiful colorsReplyDelete
It looks gorgeous, I love how delicate and soft the colours are :)ReplyDelete
Oh it's so beautiful. Breathtaking!ReplyDelete
Oh my goodness - that is so beautiful! xoReplyDelete
How beautiful - I aspire to have this much patience, one day!ReplyDelete
Absolutely beautiful, Karen.ReplyDelete
I have a huge respect for people like yourself to make such stunning creations by hand.
Thanks for swinging by my blog!
Well done, it turned out beautifully!ReplyDelete
You'll get lots of wear out of it I'm sure, with all those lovely colours it must match pretty much any outfit!
Oh, this is one to be proud of! What a gorgeous piece of heaven to keep your shoulders warm this fall. :)ReplyDelete
How absolutely beautiful!ReplyDelete
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.ReplyDelete
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.ReplyDelete