Wednesday, August 12, 2009

a shawl for mom

Mom's Kiri Shawl
Pattern: Kiri (pdf link)
Yarn: 2ply merino handspun, 2 skeins
Needles: #6 knitpicks options
Size: 69" wide x 26" tall at center
Started: August 6, Finished: August 10
Mom's Kiri Shawl
i always feel like this is the "I'm Batman" pose. and yes, my pictures from the back are always off-center b/c i am incapable of standing directly in front of the camera.

i knit 12 repeats of the lace pattern. it took me an entire evening just to finish 11-12 and the edging. i used just under 2 skeins of handspun, so i have 2 left to make something else. i love how the shawl looks, but i doubt i'll knit this one again.

i'll be putting it in the mail today. i hope my mom gets it in time for her birthday, and that she likes it.
Mom's Kiri Shawl
see you in a couple of weeks! when i return i'll (hopefully) be living in my new house.


  1. Very pretty! If I'd powered through a shawl in four days (!!!), I probably wouldn't knit it again either. ;)

    P.S. Have a great move! And I love the pants!

  2. It turned out really well. It's pretty, very feminine, airy. I sure hope your mom will like it!

  3. It's gorgeous! I'm sure your mom will love it!

  4. Am I imagining things or does the model have a huge new backdrop?

    Mom's a lucky woman. :)


  5. Lucky mama!!! Good luck with the move!

  6. 1) love it very much. it looks like sculpted cotton candy
    2) started it once and changed the pattern in the middle because i got too bored
    3) is the yarn semi-solid? I can't see very well.

  7. Very pretty!!! Good luck with the move!



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