A power shawl

A power shawl

I think this might be my favorite shawl ever. Ever. It was a relaxing knit, but the best part is the perfection in its drape. Say hello to Ashburn.  Many Ravelers have cut out some of the repeats, citing how large the shawl is. It is very long from end to end, but I...
All of the colors of Spring

All of the colors of Spring

The Marin shawl in Rhichard Devrieze Peppino (color: Flowers) is finished. This feels like the perfect thing for spring. The weather has been mostly lovely here with cooler mornings that require longer sleeves and some afternoons that don’t. Having a cadre of...

Screaming spring greens

I’m so happy to finally blog about Marin. I finished this almost a month ago and should have taken pictures with it when we went on vacation in St. Louis, but I guess I was distracted by being on vacation. The yarn is Hazel Knits Artisan sock in Euphorbia and I...

Grrrrrrrrrr

So this happened: I was a mere 1.5 inches from finishing Marin and I ran out of yarn. A knitter’s worst nightmare. I measured the remaining skein at the halfway point and I had over half of the ball left. I’m not sure how this happened, but apparently I...

If 1500 other knitters can do it, so can I

I started a Marin a couple of days ago. I’ve had the pattern for awhile, and even the yarn in mind that I thought would be perfect for it. I just hadn’t been in a shawl mood for a really long time. Since spring seems finally just around the corner, it is a...