Friday, February 24, 2006

Frost Flower & Leaves (after blocking)




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STATS: Frost Flowers & Leaves
Pattern: Frost Flowers & Leaves from the book, A Gathering of Lace
Time: Start - Sept 25, 2005 // Finish - Feb 02, 2006 (about 4 1/2 months)
Yarn: Knitpicks Alpaca Cloud, Peppermint --> not quite 4 hanks
Needles: Circular, size 3 US, (3.25mm) using a variety of lengths (16", 24", 29", and 40"); Inox for the first 3 lengths & Addi Turbos for the 40"
Cast-On: Magic Loop
Chart 2 Pattern Repeats: FIVE
Edging: Pattern change - right cable rather than wrapped stitch
Dimensions: 51" x 51"

4 comments:

monkeemaven said...

Whoo - looks amazing!

Nice cat in that second picture, too....

handknit168 said...

Marvelous, beautiful, great, nice....

Pennie said...

WOW, I'm speechless.

Anonymous said...

Your shawl is beautiful! I love that pink color, and it looks like your kitty likes it too :) I'm trying to figure out how big mine will be if I omit a repeat (or more) of chart two . . . looks like if you'd done all 8 repeats you'd have a king-size blanket. I'm working in Zephyr on size 4's . . . and yes, the idea of doing less that the full number of repeats is appealing! Any thoughts?

Lindsay
http://knittikins.wordpress.com