Rockefeller

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Finally finished! I even met the KAL deadline, yay. Since completing this shawl I have joined 2 more MKAL’s. I really enjoy the process, the mystery, and learning new skills.
I LOVE this shawl! It is graphic and bold, soft and squishy….it’s all good. I found it enjoyable to knit and may at some point do another one, but for now I have too many patterns I want to try.

My Sweet Clementine

I’ve been hanging onto this Ella Rae yarn for awhile now.  I bought it probably a year ago and immediately decided that I would use it to make Annis, but I did not cast on until a few weeks ago. Not sure what I was waiting for, it was a really fast and enjoyable knit.  The only part I wasn’t overly thrilled with was the nupps as they can be quite fussy, but now that they are done I am happy with how they look.  This yarn and pattern combination resulted in a beautiful light weight summery shawl, so delicate and soft.   I was a little worried that it would be too floppy when I finished, but once blocked it was perfect.  So happy with it:)

details on my ravelry project page

Sugared Violette

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Well it has been awhile. Life has been moving at light speed, but fortunately I have still been finding time to knit and crochet. February 13th was my mama’s birthday and I completed her gift a week ahead of schedule! (if you know me then you know that I am usually the queen of last minute). I think she liked it…she doesn’t typically sport shawls or scarfs but her favorite color is purple and she does appreciate handmade art.

The pattern is called sugared violets, details can be found here. The pattern was lovely to knit and it worked up really quickly. The yarn and pattern combination created a light shawl/scarf that works year round I think…of course the color reminds me of spring. I think it will work well when there is a little chill in the air on spring mornings.

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