9.16.2005

Kiri is Finished

I can't believe it is finally finished. Actually, it was a fast knit. This shawl is a fantastic beginner's lace project and I learned so much through doing it. This is my first attempt at lace knitting and I did put it aside for a little while to work on the Mystery Shawl #1. However, after running out of yarn (light blue/grey)I decided to go with a dark blue edging yarn in the same weight. I ran out of that yarn too so I had to cast off where I ended up. After all that, I think she is just beautiful and I am tickled with the finished product. So, here she is:




The photos are a little washed out. The blues are actually a dark sapphire tone. The yarn for this project was gifted to me by a knitting friend (Laura) and I can't wait for her to see what I did with it. I think I will make this pattern again, except this time I will purchase the required amount of yarn for the project ahead of time.

8 Comments:

Blogger Tatjana said...

Wow, it looks fantastic! I found the link to your blog on laceforallseasons which I've only just joined - there are pics of beginning of my Kiri on my blog. I hope it'll turn out as beautiful as yours :-)

Friday, September 16, 2005 4:50:00 PM  
Blogger Cathy said...

Beautiful - I started Kiri in the spring and either the yarn or the pattern got me - so I didn't not do it. Your complete project is nudging me now to give it the good ol' college try again.
Cathy

Friday, September 16, 2005 8:04:00 PM  
Blogger cindi said...

It's really beautiful! I'm almost at the last repeat of mine and can't wait to finish!

Friday, September 16, 2005 8:22:00 PM  
Anonymous Susan said...

Very pretty. I like that you didn't give up - just added another color. Way to go!

Saturday, September 17, 2005 3:34:00 AM  
Anonymous Janine said...

Your Kiri is lovely, I hadn't thought of doing it in more than one colour, I am now imagining one done in graduated shades from darl to light mmm....

Saturday, September 17, 2005 12:43:00 PM  
Blogger justcinful said...

It turned out lovely. I would have never thought to add another band of color to it. It adds interest!

Saturday, September 17, 2005 3:36:00 PM  
Blogger Bonne Marie said...

WOWOWie! That is a delicious shawl! I am just finishing up a Flower Basket one and was wetting my whistle for the Next Big Thing and found your's on the Lace list.

BRAVA!

Wear in Good Health! :)

Saturday, September 17, 2005 6:41:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Found your shawl through the Yahoo group. It's beautiful. Using 2 colors makes it really different!

- MJ

Monday, September 19, 2005 12:23:00 PM  

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