Snack between knits

Donski's picture

Well I am having to spin more and more Angora for the shawl, its going to be quite a big project so hopefully I will be finished in time for the show in the first week of September.

In the meantime I was taken by the undulating scarf pattern I have seen on here and other sites. I love the way the stiches appear to twist and turn in different directions. I ordered a kit from Jimmy Beans Wool site, and it arrived in the UK in only a few days ! of course I couldn't wait to get going on it. It is a very easy pattern, once I mastered the tricky "purl two together through back stitch " It has been very helpful in learning to use a chart and understanding the importance of using different decrease methods to get different slopes on the wrong and right sides. All in all very satisfying and educating and I am sure this will come in useful when attempting more lace work from charts. The yarn is Schaefer Heather Indira Ghandi , not that impressed with the colour really. I didn't use the beads but have kept them, so I might repeat this pattern using Angora for another product competition later in the year and use the beads then. Back to the shawl...... :)

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vsidart's picture

I tried the pattern a few

I tried the pattern a few weeks ago without the beads, and wasn't very happy with it, had lots of large holes in it. Yours looks a little tighter, did you skip some of the YOs? I love the idea, just can't seem to get it to work...? And, in case it hasn't been said a thousand times, great pix!

MMario's picture

I thnk I saw that pattern in

I thnk I saw that pattern in one of my stitchionaries recently.....
I like it, the texture holds up to the variagation.

crmartin's picture

Beautifully done, the colors

Beautifully done, the colors are really nice with the pattern.

Randy

Donski's picture

Not been able to find a free

Not been able to find a free version of the pattern. Here it is on Ravelry with links to Schaeffer:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/334h-heather-undulating-waves-scarf
and the kit I bought from Jimmy Beans:
http://www.jimmybeanswool.com/secure-html/onlinegen/currgen/kits/SchaeferHeatherUndulatingWavesScarf.asp
From Ravelry it also looks good in one colour.
Don
thanks for the kind comments :)

That is really very nice.

That is really very nice. It looks great. Be proud!

Banjo Lee Jones
http://banjoleeknits.blogspot.com/

Kenny's picture

that's so cute. where did

that's so cute. where did you say you got the pattern from? jimmy beans wool?

VTandPTguy's picture

*Wonderful* pattern. Love

*Wonderful* pattern. Love the "undulations". Can you point us to a pattern. Would love to try it in a scarf. P.S. Love your website re: angoras!

RickeScott's picture

Really, really beautiful and

Really, really beautiful and love the colors. Decreases, who knew there were so many...

jedwards's picture

oh my that is so beautiful

oh my that is so beautiful