Shawl, Hat and ArmWarmer Set
October 27th, 2014
As the weather turns cold we are all looking to items that will keep us and others warm and protected from the wind, the days are getting shorter and although all reports are saying it has been warmer than past years I for one am feeling the chill.
A while back I got and order For a lovely set to be knitted in purple and I just knew I would love making it, this was for some lovely lace wrist/arm warmers, a hat with a lace rim and a shawl just like the one I knitted earlier in the year.
I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed knitting this set! as with any lace work it did take me a while to get into the rhythm of the pattern but once I was in the swing of things it really did come along.
When the order was placed the waiting time was pretty long as I had been asked to do lots of knitting, but as the days started turning colder I was keen to get this order out to were it needs to be, and i was keen to get started on a set 🙂
This set was all knitted in purple with a yarn that changes colour as you knit giving it a lovely effect as you knit.
These really are pretty
What I really love about this shawl is the ‘lines’ of colour that run up and down each side in a v shape it makes a lovely effect.
also it did strike me how different each ball of yarn is, I know when buying yarn you do expect this and I really do feel it gives every shawl it’s own unique pattern and colour while still having the same set of colours and lovely yarn of other shawls of the same type, it’s own individuality of how the colours flow when knitted up, it’s just another reason i love knitting these shawls.
These are two shawls knitted with the same colourway yarn and you can see the subtle difference between the two.
It will be really nice to knit more of these and I have found a love for knitting up sets of matching items 😀
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