Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Light blue seed stitch shawl

Meditation shawl, mixed fibers, seed stitch size 5 nickle cable needle, 32 in

Using light weight yarns and a size 5 needle makes this fabric a lovely warmer weather wrap.

It is planned as a long shawl that will wrap around both shoulders in the style of an Indian shawl. The stripes will be vertical stripes.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Blue cotton meditation shawl - work in progress

Shawl, cotton tape, basketweave stitich, size 9 wood cable needle, 32 in.

The photos show how different it looks in different kinds of light.

The basketweave stitch is not perfectly even or symmetrical so as to keep it interesting and not have a perfect checkerboard effect.

The completed shawl will be quite large - about 30 in x 72 in or longer. It will make a very good meditation shawl.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Shiny and fuzzy blue green

My new fuzzy yarn needed trying, so I worked up this much of a triangle shawl.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Three silk yarns

Shawl, three silk yarns,  garter stitch, size 3 wooden and aluminum needles, 14 in.

I'm trying yet another fine gauge shawl, this time in three silk yarns. I am using slightly different sized needles in an alternating pattern that will make the fabric a little bit uneven in tension.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Chunky green merino and cashmere

Wimple, merino wool and cashmere, size 11 wood needles, 10"

I'm just casting on for a nice winter time wimple I'm going to knit a large rectangle and then seam it up the front to make a large tube.  I am going to make a crenolated border for the bottom by casting on and casting off, then I will make a perforated edge for the top, so that a drawstring can be pulled through and one may adjust it around the face.