Kashmiri Shawl

Kashmiri Shawl | Anita

My Kashmiri Shawl is now done! The shawl is a pattern from Lana Jois, to which I've made very minimal modifications to better suit the yarn and my preferences.   Ever spent ages trying (and failing) to capture in pictures just how lovely you find your project? I keep thinking the pictures just don't do … Continue reading Kashmiri Shawl

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Almost a do-over…

I'm almost done with my do-over pullover. And by that, I mean I only have to block it! (Yay!) Hopefully, this weekend will be it, and I can wear it -- and write about it here -- proudly. 🙂 Oh wait, it's already getting hotter, and it'll be summer soon. 😀 Well, I'll get to … Continue reading Almost a do-over…

Ashton shawlette (or Happy Mother’s Day!)

I finished the Ashton shawlette for my mom a couple of weeks ago, and eagerly awaited her return from a vacation to surprise her with it. And was it a pleasant surprise or what! She loves the colors and the lace in the shawl. 🙂 It's not as drapey as I would like, but it's … Continue reading Ashton shawlette (or Happy Mother’s Day!)

Bubblewrap

Yeah, that's what I'm gonna call the cardigan that I knit for my friend, KG. Did I mention it's done? ^_^ I gave the cardigan to her this week, and she likes it, hurrah! [Sigh of relief] The colors look nice together, don't they? In the past few weeks, I managed to knit quite a … Continue reading Bubblewrap

Tiny triangles top

Hurrah! The top with triangles is officially done; I just finished weaving in the ends a few days ago. I'd kept thinking of this as my first multicolor project, but I realized when I saw an old, old tote bag that I'd knit -- that was my first multicolor, stranded-knitting project. Of course, I didn't … Continue reading Tiny triangles top

Granny Hexagon Placemat

Harmony. That's what I felt when I started working on a placemat using my stashes of tan and black light weight yarn. And that's what I feel after I'm all done with the piece. The colors just complement each other so beautifully. I'd like to acknowledge Kara at Petals and Picots for her photo-filled tutorials … Continue reading Granny Hexagon Placemat