shawly

i’m on row 93 of kiri, i’m thinking i’ll be done around 152 or so. right now, there are 230 stitches (i don’t really know – i haven’t bothered to count or figure it out) or so and it’s about 48″ across (that’s my estimate with blocking) and about 26″ to the point:

kiri 93 rows 001

here’s the pretty fern-y leaf-y pattern:

kiri detail
all in all, it’s not that dissimilar in progress (not to mention color and fiber) to yahaira‘s progress on ella which she is also making for her mom.

i love knitting this…

i’ve used 1 skein and change of knitpicks palette (100% wool) in fog, and i’m using #6 addi naturas (i think 40″). i am fond of the addi naturas. this kiri shan’t be as lacy as those made of KSH (cori w’s is SO pretty) but it’s for my mom and i don’t think she would use something that lacy.

the question is: will i finish it in time to start and finish my sister’s all-over lace faroese shawl (also in knitpicks palette – petal) before christmas? if not, i’ll be able to give it to her for her birthday in mid-january.

(nuts, i appear to be about 200 yds short for the faroese shawl…)
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2 responses to “shawly

  1. holy crap, they could be the same project!

    looking great, we can do it! umm maybe wait to give your sister’s present for her bday

  2. look like knitted granny-panties to me…you can tell where my mind is!!!!

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