One of the show forms of Mums is called "spoon" the petals are tubular for most of their length, flaring out at the ends. Officially, this is what the shawl is suppossed to represent.
It's been a good week; I've received two cable books (Cables untangled and Continuos cables) and a lace book (Knitted Lace of Extonia) and the brain cells are churning.
The test knitter for one of my patterns didn't catch any errors - but her photo din't look quite what I envisioned.
my first test knitter is past row 60 on this; but we've both been double checking the later charts - and we believe it error free at this point.
Not so long ago in a galaxy that's nearer then you may think I signed up for a cruise. It had all the earmarks I'd been looking for in a cruise.
on of the ladies over at my yahoo group has finished this - so I'm gonna post the pattern.
yesterdeay I was frustrated - couldn't knit - but had designs rumbling around in my head like bumpercars; so now have two new shawl patterns to post.
The basic triangle is worked from the tip up to the neckline. Increasing two stitches every other row. See the top half of the diagram.
I've been tempted for years - but have always had schedule conflicts. This year however.......
so talk me into it. What can I expect besides spending more money then I should?