Friday, March 17, 2006

Comfort Shawl

As promised, here is the progress to date on my handspun Feather and Fan Comfort Shawl. This is so much fun to knit. It is about 4 feet across the top, so not too much futher to go. Using up much of my too-small-for-a-project skeins satisfies my innate yankee frugality. For some reason it is really hard for me to have hard-won handspun just sitting unknitted. I have no such problem with store bought yarn though - odd no? Happy weekend to all.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

That is going to be beautiful! How cozy and warm. I am thinking you are a blue person.......


Beth (big geek)

12:46 PM  
Anonymous Adrian said...

Oh, it's just fantastic! You make me want to make another one. I've got a bunch of odd balls of two ply handspun sitting here, waiting for a project.

1:11 PM  
Blogger Rosa said...

That looks beautiful. Great color combinations. You are so far along. Can't wait to see the finished product.

1:15 PM  
Blogger Carole said...

It's really petty! I love the way you mixed up the colors.

2:02 PM  
Blogger Marina said...

Gorgeous! I've meaning to do something like that with all my leftovers.

2:39 PM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

Beautiful. What a great idea!

3:57 PM  
Blogger Anna said...

That looks so great!! I've been reorganizing things and putting bits and pieces aside for just this project!!

6:05 PM  
Blogger Chris said...

Gorgeous!! Hmm, I might have to look at my leftovers with a new eye.

6:48 PM  
Anonymous Teresa C said...

So lovely. And you are right, the work and then the usefulness of the small amounts. So New Englander of you.

7:42 PM  
Anonymous Wendy said...

That's really pretty. I love the colors, and feather and fan is a favorite pattern of mine. A classic never goes out of style.

8:33 PM  
Anonymous Monica said...

It looks beautiful, and you've made quite a bit of progress!

9:11 PM  
Anonymous Rachel said...

Those colors are really working together! So often the odds and ends projects wind up looking kind of blah because the colors really clash, but this one looks terrific.

1:56 PM  
Blogger Debi said...

It's lovely Erin! And I suspect it will always have a special place in your heart since it's your handspun too!

6:54 PM  
Anonymous mamacate said...

Oh yum, that is beautiful. What a great idea for those little skeins of hanspun. I may try something like this--thanks for the brilliant idea (and your carding is divine and totally inspiring)!

9:50 PM  
Anonymous Cheryl said...

Wow, I have to admit I had some doubts about this shawl, I'm not really a shawl lover, but I really, really like it. I want to see more!

1:56 PM  
Anonymous diana said...

So lovely!

2:39 PM  
Anonymous matilde said...

It's any way you can post the pattern for the comfort shawl?
I can't wait to make it!!!!! I found a page but is not available.
Thanks a lot


8:25 AM  

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