Monday, April 16, 2007

She Sells Sea Shells Shawl

Yarn: 4 ply, 100% superwash wool

Source: Texere Yarns via "tinterweb"(as #1 son calls it)

Pattern: My own

Needles: 4mm circs

Started: 27th February 2007

Finished: 3rd April 2007

Blocked: 16th April 2007

Size: 54 inches square

Weight: 288grams

My very first self-designed shawl. I'm very pleased with it. More pictures on my main blog here.

Romance Shawl

Seen here in the unblocked state:

and here blocked, on the chair:

Yarn: Patons Baby 2 ply 100% wool

Source: Unknown Boutique (aka Charity Shop)

Pattern: Dorothy Siemens at Fiddlesticks Knitting

Needles: 3mm Addi cirss

Started: 17th January 2007

Finished: 25th March 2007

Blocked: 12th April 2007

Size: length - 42 inches
top edge - 92 inches
slanted sides - 54 inches

Weight: 113g

Lovely pattern (as Dorothy's patterns always are). I really like the double edging and the way that makes it heavier at the bottom. This causes it to hang beautifully.