This is the second pair I've made, the first being a gift for my mom in her favorite color.I may keep these for myself. The Mariposa colorway is one of my favorites in the Malabrigo line. The pattern, here on Ravelry, is straight-forward and really lets the variegated Malabrigo shine.
As for the Milkweed Shawl, it took three weeks to knit.
I used Sundara Sock Yarn, a splurge, in the Delphiniums colorway.
I was a little disappointed that I couldn't finish the pattern. I'm not sure of the reason, but the pattern called for 350 yards, which is exactly what I had.
I debated using a second color for the edging, but in the end, I just cast off early, omitting the last six rows.
The pattern, Milkweed Shawl, by Cosmicpluto, is extremely easy to knit.
Many have already said this, but I love the inclusion of a written number to indicate how many knit stitches are in an uninterrupted run.
It makes it so much easier to follow.
This is my third completed shawl of the year. I cast on yesterday for a fourth (the previously discussed Waves of Leaves in my kool-aid yarn).
Lace was something that always intimidated me, so it's gratifying to feel more confident with it.
The mitts are great, and the shawl is lovely! Both are gorgeous colorways, too!ReplyDelete
Oh, I don't know where to start! They're both beautiful. I've just queued up the mitts and am hoping to spin something that will work for it. And the shawl... Love it :)ReplyDelete
The mitts...what a cute pair! And the shawl is fab. That last pic of you is so sassy chic.ReplyDelete
very nice! love them both.ReplyDelete
Love the mitts and the shawl. And I agree with Kara, love the last pic of you (specifically your glasses.)ReplyDelete