This is the most gorgeous shawl! If winter is upon you, get knitting! If winter is a few months off still, get going anyway! You’ll be too busy in the garden to get much done during the day . . . I have several shawls in various stages of incompletion, but now I’m thinking seriously of starting another (this one!) . . . good thing I don’t have any lace-weight yarn in my stash! Unless . . . maybe that black Butterfly . . . hmmmmmm ~ Linne
Hello Readers, after knitting my first lace shawl a few weeks ago I’ve been using my evening before bed time to knit a new lace shawl. This time I used a hand dye lace weight yarn called ‘Queen of Denmark’ from London’s IKnit. The yarn has some lighter blue shades all over and is extremely soft. IKnit is near Waterloo station and they have a good selection of hand dye wool and silk yarns (yummy!). The pattern is ‘Trousseau‘ from Carol Feller and it’s designed for beginner. I knitted the large version.
The knitting was straight forward and the pattern instruction is very clear. The design is mainly chart based with a garter stitch edge. I learned to make a garter stitch tab at the beginning.
The shawl took about 1 week’s evening TV time to finish and here’s the shawl before blocking looking scrunched up and…
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