Friday, 8 April 2011

FO: Easter shawl.

Finally finished... And I'm not sure if I like it. I loved the pattern (very easy to follow) but I think it would work better for me in solid colour. Next time (yes, there will be next time) I will definitely use different yarn. 

I called it Easter shawl because whenever I look at it, its colours remind me of Easter eggs. You know, those little chocolate eggs in yellow and blue shells that kids are hunting for :)

The picot bind off was a real pain. It took  f o r e v e r. I managed to watch whole "Out of Africa" while casting off and I thought I was going blind but it was worth it: I love the ruffle section and the edge.

Project notes:
Pattern: Summer Flies by Donna Griffin
Yarn: Araucania Ranco Multy
Needles: 5mm/ US8
Modifications: added two more rows in section 6

Spring is here, spoiling us with plenty of sun and perfectly blue sky. It's time for some cotton knitting, I am just getting ready, expanding my stash and experimenting a lot with different kinds of cotton.

Have a great weekend Everyone!


  1. beautiful! love the purple yarns, too - perfect for spring!

  2. That pattern looks really fun.

  3. Jest świetna!!!Znów zachciało mi się dziergać :)Pozdrowionka

  4. Jejku, aż mam ochotę spruć tego mojego, bo tak mi się podobają Twoje pikotki :-)

  5. beautiful work, love the colour coombination

  6. Those looks like Easter candy colors! Spring is finally here - sigh!

  7. Love the shawl. I am going to look at the pattern right now!