Saturday, August 19, 2006
FO - The Widow's Shawl
Yes, it's really square, but I couldn't get high enough above the bed to even get it all in the shot, let alone to frame it properly. (I was standing on the footstool to get this shot.)
And here's a detail of one of the corners
As you can see by the dampness on the sheet, it's still quite wet. I hope it dries quickly, I still have to "pose" it for the final Amazing Lace Challenge.
Pattern: "Basic Black Shawl" by Cheryl Oberle in Folk Shawls. Border lace adapted by me from "#10 Narrow Pointed Edging" by Barbara Abbey in Knitting Lace
Material: Harrisville Shetland Wool - jumper weight Color #50 Shetland Black
Needles: US 7
Size: aprox 50 x 50 inches
Notes: used Emily Ocker's start from Elizabeth Zimmermann in Knitter's Almanac. Shorted the original pattern by one panel
Comments: WOW - April to August (but NOT the only project in progress during that time). Still in love with lace - but ready for a more complex design. This got really tedious towards the end.
Mentioned many, many times, but most of the comments are captured in this post - the introduction to The Amazing Lace, which was a great KAL this summer.