Rocket Ship Shawlette, Part 2

My Rocket Ship Shawlette is kitting up pretty quickly, so quickly that I need to make a decision now. I’ve knit two repeats of the second lace chart so, according to the pattern, I should now move on to the third and final chart.Knit Pick Stroll Gradient Fonse Shawlette

As you can see from the picture, I’ve only just broken into the second colour, if I just go ahead with chart third chart I might not even make it to that third colour, the dark grey (I’ve seen a few project photos on Ravelry where that seems to be the case).

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Rocket Ship Shawlette, Part 1

I really don’t need any more projects on my needles at the moment but Knit Picks is having their summer sale and I’ve been dying to try out the new Stroll Gradient yarn; I chose the ‘Rocket Ship’ colour way because, well, how could I not? It’s been a long time since I was this excited by the prospect of knitting something new so of course I had to cast on as soon as possible. I chose the Fonsé Shawlette pattern by Joyce Fassbender, which was designed specifically for this yarn.

Knit Picks Stroll Gradient Fonse Shawlette

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A Study in Pink, Chapter Four

All told my Study in Pink yarn came up to about 530 yards of roughly aran weight wool. The white, light pink, dark pink, and red are about the same length, but the pure pink in the middle is only about a third of the yardage, so it will be a pretty thin stripe in the finished shawl. I’m going to call it a design feature and leave it at that.

Love the colours

Love the colours

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Seasons Shawl

This is project #6 on my WIP list. It’s the Fall Seasons Shawl from Knitpicks. It’s a big complicated project that’s been languishing for almost two(!) whole years now. I’m sure once I get back into it it’ll be okay, but right now I need to figure out what exactly I was doing. Lucky for me I made notes, placed lifelines, and used plenty of stitch markers.

I got this, right?

Now where was I again?

Now where was I again?