Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Silver Leaf

The birth of a shawl.........
is there anything more satisfying than the beginning of a shawl?
So few stitches and so much excitement to begin!
I am knitting this outside, the temperature is in the 80's and the relaxation is sweet!
The pattern is easy to memorize and with the help of a progress keeper,
it keeps you on target for increasing or decreasing stitches as needed!
  I am using Chroma Twist, a superwash, fingering weight in the color, Surfs up.
                    (The top color is spot on........not the bottom pic which was taken at bedtime!)

8 comments:

  1. Those first rows of a new shawl are the best. That is a very pretty color. 80 you say? Wow...only 40 here today but we will have SUN!

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  2. Sea Foam would also be an appropriate name for that gorgeous color.

    Sigh, today's high temperature will be 34° so please soak up some warm sunshine for me.

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  3. That is going to be a beautiful shawl. LOVE the color! Enjoy your warmth. Like Deb said, it is chilly here, but at least the sun is (finally) out and shining brightly.

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  4. LOL, yes the start of a shawl is so full of promise, while the end of it is full of "can I stop now? Is it long of enough? Why did I choose this pattern?" Can't wait to see the color progress.

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  5. I think I see a VAL paw stitchmarker? Do I ! I love to see others knit shawls. And I love to see others wear them. Its freezing here. There is no warmth here but the warmth I get from others blogs!!! Im grateful

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  6. I love knitting shawls. First rows go so fast then when you get to over a 100 they get quite a bit slower or at least for me since I'm not knitting as fast as I used to.

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  7. Looks like a good beginning! I love knitting shawls more than wearing them these days. hehe. Knitting in the sunshine sounds divine. I think I will put that on my goal list for the weekend.

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