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
It's time to fulfill my wish of knitting a lace shawl after the (un)fashionably delayed completion of my Amherst Sweater knit! Since my sister and I have still not zeroed in on a project for her, I started on a shawl for me (or for Mom if she likes it when I'm done.) I'm now … Continue reading A New Project – Kashmiri Shawl
I think I just completed a perfect shawl for transitioning into winter, and though this one is for my sister, I might want to make one for myself. 😉 I even want to use the same color, because it's so bright and cheerful and gorgeous! Since this is a rectangular shawl, I designed it to … Continue reading Fall Shawl
Remember the Lacy hearts cardigan that I ended up frogging? I used the same base pattern to make a top this time, with the same yarn that I used for the textured shawl that I posted about recently. I knit two pieces for this top -- the front and the back -- and used whip … Continue reading Lacy diamonds top
It's done! My simple beginner yoke sweater. Well, it's been done for a while now, I just hadn't written about it... Here's how it looks on me -- A very high-contrast picture indeed! 😛 Regardless of the quality of the picture, I'm happy with how the project itself turned out. I stopped working on the … Continue reading Diamond Yoke Pullover — done!
It's been a while since I posted. I'd not been very satisfied with my ongoing yarn projects, and didn't have the inclination to blog about past projects. I'd been wanting to make a yoke sweater with the yarn from the recently unraveled lacy hearts cardigan. While I obviously didn't want to use multiple colors, all … Continue reading Diamond Yoke Pullover