I just finishing blocking my shawl, which I knit just for me. It's a smaller version of the "Sky-walker" shawl. Just perfect for those chilly nights as you read a good book. I used a lovely merino wool and silk blend yarn from KnitPicks.The color is called Bare, an off white shade. However, I had a bit of an accident while I was knitting this shawl. Some of the edge got stained and would not come off when washed. So I soaked in brewed tea. I was able to hide the stain and now have this pretty antique white color.
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Once as I read a thread on my friend's Face book, that she was cold in her office during the hot summer when the AC ran high. I offer to knit her a nice lace shawl, so that she may keep in her office, and wrap around her shoulders to keep her comfortable, yet not too warm. That was almost two years ago. I know, I know. I should be ashamed of myself, even so, I can now say that it is finally done, as you can see in the picture above. I hope she will enjoy it, as much as I enjoy knitting it. The pattern is called Sky walker Shawl, the yarn is called Shadow, from Knit Picks, in a lace weight, merino wool, the color is called "Forest Heather". Which according to my friend is one of her favorite colors. Maybe next time, I'll get to post a picture of her wearing it. I have to admit, I enjoy knitting this shawl so much, that I am starting a new one, in a white, alpaca wool, for another good friend. I wonder if my sister would enjoy one as well. It looks really classy w…