Wednesday, 7 November 2012
Yarn: Tanis Fiber Arts Red Label in 'Atlantic'
Notes: I really wanted to knit something that was easy enough to chisel away at during quick moments while alone with the baby (and she was busy playing), and the garter stitch body was exactly that- perfect mindless knitting. The lace edging took me much longer, since I needed my full attention for it. What I particularly like about this shawl is that it's not triangular, but has the fun lace of a triangular shawl- I don't really reach for my triangular shawls when I need a little knitted something to wear. The shawl is deceptively small-looking when finished, and grows quite a bit once wet blocked. Yay for wet blocking! Turns lumpy knitting into a thing of beauty.
There were ducks right behind where we were taking photos, and obviously they get fed a lot, because as soon as they saw us, they started coming over: