I am hooked!

I blew my knitting rota yesterday. No knitting at all. Well… about half a row on my Son’s vest. Yes, I have finally decided that it will be a vest. And a couple of rows on my new and improved “Joyful!” shawl. All in all, really nothing for me. Besides abandoning my knitting, I have … Read more

Wrapped in comfort

I will admit right away that I borrowed the title for this post from a book by Alison Hide, “Wrapped in comfort”. The book is wonderful, yes, of course I have it, and yes, it is well worth having. Wrapped in comfort is exactly how I feel about my shawls. It doesn’t matter if I … Read more

Lavender Love

This shawl is so lovely! Soft and light like a fuzzy warm cloud. I used gorgeous yarn – Heather/Dyed Prime Alpaca from Village Spinning and Weaving. It was a pleasure to work with it. I only had one skein of this yarn and was concerned that the shawl came out on the smaller side. But … Read more

Night Sky Shawl

What a beauty! I am so happy with my Night Sky shawl! I knit this shawl using Addi Lace size 3US needles. Yarn – Knit Pick, Stroll Glimmer. I love this yarn! I wish I bought a lot more yarn than the measly six skeins! Unfortunately, it has been discontinued. Knit Picks has only one … Read more

Shawl We Knit

I freely admit that shawls are my most favorite projects. When I inventoried projects living currently on my bed (see Operation “Clear the bed” and Clear the bed – master list), I found out that I had 11 various shawls living on my bed. Right before Pesach I ruthlessly (Ha!) went through the projects on … Read more

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