When my mum came to visit, we had some great knitting time together. My mum is an amazing and fast knitter. she loves perfection and I have to say that my threshold for perfection is not as high as hers. When she stayed with us, she knitted 2.5 shawls (one pebble beach shawl from curious handmade, barndom from westknits, started rock island from Jared Flood) and a mini parachutey for my son! Here is her knitting adventure in pictures! Continue reading
A beautiful Grasshopper in fingering weight from Republic of wool, beautiful greens, beautiful texture and a delight to knit with. Another pebble beach shawl knitted, using another hand dyed yarn, this shawl has to be added to my collection of hand dyed pebble. I am traveling around the world through the making of the pebble shawl following a hand dyed trail. I went to the UK with the phoenix pebble made of Countess Ablaze goodness, I went to Australia with sweet pebble made of Skeinyarn and now I went to the USA with Republic of Wool and all this travel was through seeing and knitting the colours of a thread of yarn. I guess that was a cheap way of travelling :)
And another Pebble from Curioushandmade, it is a fire, a phoenix rising from the beautiful fall of Ilium from one of my favourite yarn dyer, Countess Ablaze. I loved the colour of the yarn, now I love the fire and the strength of my new pebble ! It is just beautiful !
The pattern is by far the easiest shawl pattern I have ever followed and it is so FAST to knit ! perfect If you want to make a fast hand knitted christmas present :)