Tuesday, August 27, 2013

HEAT


 

 
How beautifully leaves grow old. 
How full of light and color are their
last days. 
~John Burroughs 

 

 
 
 

 
Sandness by Gunrun Johnston,
published in Wool People 5,
has to be one of my top 
knits. This sweet pattern is a
whopping 13 pages long and
very well written, even showing
you photos for the cast on.
in Ravelry Red on a size 6 needles
and blocked aggressively since
I wanted it light and airy; a shawl
to lightly cover your shoulders
on a cool night, something
pretty.

This shawl is a gift for someone
very special in my life, but I have
plans in the near future to cast on
another one, this time for me.

Project page here.
 

12 comments:

  1. Whoever is getting that shawl is one very lucky person and deeply loved :) You did a lovely job :)

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  2. I'm not usually a fan of red, but I must say that your shawl turned out *beautifully!*

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  3. oh, Tracey!!! It turned out so beautifully!!! What a labor of love!!! And to think you are going to tackle this one again!!!! (what a knitter!!!!!!)

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  4. It;s knitted up beautifully Tracey and such a gorgeous colour. Lucky friend.

    Thanks for introducing to the Wool People, new to me...lovely projects.

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  5. Absolutely stunning! The recipient of this gift is one lucky person!

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  6. it turned out beautifully. that is going to make someone very very happy. what an amazing gift. :)

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  7. Absolutely RED HOT !!!!!

    Great color and pattern

    Lucky recipient

    Hugs

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  8. Wow Tracey- it is so beautiful! Love that you chose red for the color- it goes so well- what a lovely shawl you made. The patience you had for all that detail- simply stunning!

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  9. Wowzers! 13 paged pattern? That sounds so daunting yet as a former teacher who used to type out a 6-8 sub plan, I understand. You knitted one beautiful shawl. That is certainly something to be proud of. Its recipient will be thrilled.

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  10. Stunning. Simply beautiful. I love it, Tracey!

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