Monday, May 11, 2009

In the studio - red shawl

Red shawl, linen, mohair, cotton, nylon, rayon, silk, stockinette stitch, size 10 cable needle, 24 in.

I didn't get enough red in the previous shawl - see March 11, 2009 - so I decided to try a slightly different mix of yarns and I love the result again! The colors range from a light orange red to a rich ruby red, and the mix makes the surface dynamic. There's also difference in the reflective qualities of the yarns, so the light "plays" across the surface.

I took this of the needles a few hours after this photo, so now it's in the "finished" bin.

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