Painters have come and gone!!! Cleaning up finished too!!! phew..... too hot for cleaning.
I think I started this shawl about six months ago.
It was meant to have been a gift for my Cookie baby's grandmother ( my counterpart) who lives in Florida. However as it grew and as it got nearer to the date that my daughter and grand-daughter were going on their holiday to Florida (that was April) I began to have doubts about it and whether it would be the right sort of gift and I turned to this instead and put the shawl to one side.
Blocking was rather awkward as my largest space available is the spare bed. As you can see I had to go down the sides too.
I actually ran out of thread so I had to forgo the last row (little trebols). I think it still looks nice.
I used a 4.00 hook and a new thread I had never used before but I will certainly use again!
It is a 3 ply cotton thread and a delight to work with.
The end results modeled by Cookie baby (aka Rebecca)
I am off now to enjoy my holiday delights.....cleaning my oven....and then the pool and in that order.
It's a beautiful shawl and expertly modelled! Can you add - clean my oven - to your list?ReplyDelete
It's beautiful Amanda, lovely colors, I hate housework! I hope you enjoyed cleaning the oven mine needs doing too, have a lovely weekend. :) xxReplyDelete
Its beautiful, love the subtle mix of colours. I have a lot of housework to catch up on too.ReplyDelete
It's gorgeous! I love those colors. It makes me feel cool, like a dip in the water. I'm so happy to have a self cleaning oven. It makes life just a bit easier. :-)ReplyDelete
Lovely shawl, so light and airy. Pretty colors, too.ReplyDelete
I love your shawl, especially the colors. How wonderful it will be to wrap in when it turns chilly, XOXOReplyDelete
I adore the shawl, and the colours you chose, most beautiful!!! xxReplyDelete
Lovely shawl, love the colours. I think cleaning the oven must be the most hated of household chores, along with bathroom duties lol. Enjoy the pool xcxReplyDelete
Amanda that is a stunner. I have been to hot even to crochet lately, today is cooler and my hook is calling......best as ever xxxReplyDelete
That turned out fabulous! The recipient is sure to wear that often. I love my shawls and can't imagine doing without one. ((hugs)), Teresa :-)ReplyDelete
that looks lovely and cool perfect for hot evenings - the colour is gorgious.ReplyDelete
Your shawl is so very pretty! Really wonderful job ♥ReplyDelete