I am still knitting bit by bit. I went to Purl Soho Warehouse with Stacy and picked up some great yarn. Cascade Luna in three beautiful colors. It was awesome! The idea was to make a shawl for myself. The colors are a beautiful chartreuse kind of color, aqua, and blue. These are my favorite colors and I couldn’t wait to get started. The next day, Stacy had the day off from work so I went over there and knitted with her in her room and watched movies all day. It was really awesome. The pattern I chose was LaLa’s Simple Shawl which looked simple (hence the name) and was easy to memorize. I didn’t even need the pattern after the first set of repeats.
Here are the colors for your amazement. The yarn was soft and cotton and so easy to use. There was a little fluke with the amount of yarn I got from Purl Soho. I thought I had 3 skeins of each color in my shopping bag but it turns out I had 6 of each color! Can you imagine?! Yes, I ran right down and returned the extra 3 skeins of each color of yarn. My conscience couldn’t stand it at all for even a couple of minutes if I didn’t. I really enjoyed the pattern and the colors. Here are the finished pictures.
So I finished within a week and really enjoyed the speed and color of this knit. So I had some stash yarn and a very good friend’s birthday coming up so…..what do you think happened? I knitted another one. Yep, that’s right. This next one took me a bit longer cause I had other stuff going on in my life (who’d have thought). The yarn was Debbie Mumm in Pine Tree colorway. It was super soft and very nice. I really enjoyed using this yarn as well. The colors are my absolute favorite in green and I bought this for myself to make something warm and toasty. However, this is what happens in life. Her birthday was coming up and I needed to get something done for her so she wins. Here are these photos of the Pine Tree Simple Shawl.