In the Pink Shawl

RickMartin's picture

I started this and let it sit for a while because I had trouble with joining the three sections. But once they were joined everything went well. It was an easy knit - but the joining was perplexing to me.

I used 900 yards of Araucania Chaiten 100% silk yarn on a US #2 needle (yeah I knit loosely - the yarn suggests using a US 6 - so even lace at a 4 would probably be normal).

This is a free pattern in Ravelry if anyone's interested.

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Darrel's picture

It makes me a little dizzy,

It makes me a little dizzy, but in a very good way. Nice work!

SKHolt's picture

Wow!! It looks like the

Wow!! It looks like the galaxy spinning out.

michaelpthompson's picture

I love those swirlies.

I love those swirlies.

Spicemanknit's picture

Very Fashionable! I like to

Very Fashionable! I like to wear a hit of pink as well.
John

Kerry's picture

That spiral in the body of

That spiral in the body of the shawl looks amazing, great work.

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Very interesting pattern,

Very interesting pattern, Rick. I like the way the 3 different elements come together into an awesome design. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

af7v's picture

That is simply beautiful.

That is simply beautiful.

All the lace knitters here are going to really get me into trouble! I used to think the only way to get such lovely designs was to crochet and so have stuck with socks, scarves and gloves. These pieces are so inspiring though.

MitchPR08's picture

It's soooo

It's soooo pretttyyyyy.....*drool*...sorry...I hope my first lace shawl will look half that good!

murfpapa's picture

The spiral galaxy look is

The spiral galaxy look is awesome! Like a colorful black hole, it just pulls you in. Damn fine job!

TomH's picture

Looks great!

Looks great!

rc_in_sd's picture

Amazing, Rick! I'm lovin'

Amazing, Rick! I'm lovin' the way the spiral in the colorway contrasts with the spiral of the yarn-overs. Great job!