Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Traveling Woman to the Pole

I have another shawl blocked! I'm getting good here, if I do say so myself.

This is Traveling Woman shawl from my month of shawls in August 2010 where I went a little shawl crazy and whipped up three shawls then left them to wallow waiting to be blocked until now. I won't go into my complete patheticness (yes, I've decided it's a word) as I think we all know about it by now but one can only improve and grow which is what I'm trying to do.

I decided to use a different model this time as I'm sure you're getting tired of seeing my silly face and asked Sir Winston to assist in showing off the shawl. He surprisingly was very happy to oblige. I think he thought himself rather dapper in the shawl. The deep blue did look beautiful with his color. I do love redheads.

Talking of the color Red.... I've knitting the most divine new project in red. I joined Joji's Fall Sweater KAL on Ravelry and am knitting Pole in Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in Tart (which was a gift from the most wonderful Jessica. Mwah, thanks again this is to die for yarn). This is the first time I've knit with Madelinetosh and I'm loving it. The yarn is so beautiful and full and the colorway is incredible. The pattern is very interesting and is fun to knit. I was going to knit Opposite Pole but chickened out and decided to go with something a little easier in trying this new technique. Now I realize how easy it is, I could have easily done Opposite Pole, but am looking forward to this sweater and its easy to wear style.

1 comment:

Jessica said...

I'm so happy you're enjoying the yarn! And all those shawls blocked? It's like I don't even know you. Next you'll be kitchenering the toes of socks.