Friday, February 10, 2017

A Phase!

The  shawl is off the blocking board! 
It has lots of pretty short rows of stockinette and eyelet rows! 
I can't wait to wear it!
KnitPicks Stroll yarn in Koi Pond yarn-one skein of fingering weight yarn-the whole skein
on number 6 needles. 
After blocking the shawl, Elena and I went and picked up my Mom to go and visit our local antique stores.
I picked up this plate, paperweight and kaleidoscope. 
 The plate is to replace the one Lena shattered so I will use it for my painting palette.
This is the second one to add to the collection I want to begin.
I already love glass and it is amazing to see how intricate they are! 
The kaleidoscope is very similar to the one I already enjoy-now there will be two for the grandkids to enjoy with me!
Slow days are nice, too!

7 comments:

  1. The shawl is perfect! The colors in the yarn played very nicely with the pattern.

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  2. Wow, that shawl is beautiful! I love the topsy-turvy eyelet, and the colorway is so striking.

    Love your treasures, too!

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  3. Just an amazing shawl finish. Love the colors. Love the blocking magic

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  4. The shawl is lovely! Amazing what blocking can do.

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  5. What a gorgeous shawl! I have that yarn in my stash...was going to make some socks, but now am thinking of a shawl!

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