I can’t believe I finally finished it! This shawl I cast on last year is finally off the needles 🙂 I kind of enjoyed getting back to it and rediscovering the pattern with new eyes. The last bit of the shawl went pretty smoothly and this was a nice surprise as the first part was not as enjoyable.
I love the result. The texture is so nice and squishy that it is very comfortable. I like to wear it as a shawl on my shoulder or as a cowl all wrapped around my neck!
Hi Everyone! I am currently working on two projects. One is completely new and the other is a long-forgotten WIP.
Let’s start with my new project which is a Crocheted Hat I am making for a friend of mine. I actually already made a similar hat for her last winter out of pure wool but it was accidentally destroyed in the dryer while trapped in another garment, ouch… She asked me if I could make her a new one as she used to get so many compliments with the first one. No way I could refuse 🙂
My Campside Shawl is finally off the needles, ends woven in and blocked! Even though I got discouraged in the middle of the project, maybe because of the repetitions of increases and decreases making it not the most exciting knitting experience, the result is STUNNING!!! Definitely, one of my favorite hand-knit.
It’s been a long time…and I have 1 finished object and still a Campside shawl on the needles… The kids will be going back to school next week and I feel like getting back to my knitting routine thinking about cozy cowls, gloves, socks and scarves to keep my loved ones warm when the weather starts getting colder in a few months.
Here is the sock I finished this month, the second is currently on the needles and my 6 years old daughter already loves them!
Lately, I didn’t get to knit as much as I wished but I am definitely not complaining since I got to spend some nice time with my family, enjoying late evenings, going out, watching movies or just chilling together.
What’s on my needles? Still the Campside Shawl by Alicia Plummer (free on Ravelry). It is going slowly but surely and I am now about to start the last lace portion. At this stage, it takes me about 10 minutes to knit 1 row. According to my calculations, it will take me about 8 more hours to have this shawl off the needles. So hopefully, if I am being realistic, it should be finished in 2 weeks! …or maybe 3 …We’ll see 🙂
Hello! Here is a quick update on my works in progress. I currently have two on the needles.
First one is Socks of Kindness by Chawne (free on Ravelry). It is a lovely socks pattern with a zigzag lace motif. I chose to make some alterations so the lace motif shows only on the front of the sock and the back of the sock is plain stockinette. Also, I casted on 60 stitches instead of 64 in order to adjust to my foot size. Yarn is Koigu KPPPM in the color 269 and I am using my 2.5 mm (US 1.5) Prym metallic circular needles. I really like the contrast between the lace motif and the plain stockinette.
My first shawl is finally off the needles and blocked 🙂
I am really happy with the final result after blocking, especially with the picot edge which gives the shawl a “professional” finishing touch. This project was a nice and easy introduction to knitting shawls thanks to the stockinette and garter stitches on the main parts.