Posted by: scrabblequeen | April 13, 2011

Knitting News?

Indeed. I’ve been quietly working away on a very special shawl.

Pattern: Summer Flies Rav link, and Summer Flies non rav link.
Yarn: Malabrigo Silky Merino (DK) in Cape Cod Grey
Needles: size 7 KnitPicks Options (60 in cord by the end)

Mods: Due to using DK instead of worsted weight and 7’s instead of 8’s I added an extra section of Ridged Eyelet and a section of modified Knotted Openwork. Also had no intention of doing a picot bind-off on 500 stitches, so….added three rows to ruffle, ending with a knit row on the wrong side and using the Russian cast off.

Dates: 3/9-4/11 Obviously, it wouldn’t have taken so long if I had been able to work on it daily….This should really be a quick knit of about a week or two, especially if you use worsted!

Verdict: Love it!
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Tempis Fugit (my version of Summer Flies)


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a closer look


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I can’t tell you who it’s for yet….but very, very soon I will, and hopefully have pics of this FO in use. 🙂

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Responses

  1. That is beautiful and not something I’ll be trying anytime soon. Lol.

  2. Oooh, do I know what it is for?

  3. It turned out beautiful!!

  4. It’s so delicate! Excited to read about the lucky recipient. They must be very special.

  5. What a pretty shawl! Lucky person who is going to get it.

  6. Very pretty! And fairly close to the light graypurple of the shawl I’ve been working on like crazy.

  7. That is soooo pretty. Someone is very lucky.


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