Feelin’ Lace Knit Shawls

Feelin’ Lace Knit Shawls

Pinterest_shawls

I find that I spend (way too much) time on Pinterest dreaming about a closet full of handmade crochet and knit clothing.  Someday, I tell myself, I’ll have an array of knitted sweaters, crochet dresses, colorful socks and the like.  It was a session like this when I found my passion for Lace Knit Shawls.  I have a gazillion (really just 226) pins of projects that I’ll start one day.
Lace Knit Shawls

The very first shawl I completed was called the Vernal Equinox.  I pulled it out three times before I discovered how to use a “safety line”.  Then I went very slow – counting each stitch and yarn-over every row.  It took about 6 weeks but I absolutely fell in love and decided that if I could only create one category of projects, this just might be it.  Click here to access the link to the pattern.

Lace Knit Shawls

I was feeling good about  my ability to create a nice Knit Lace Shawl so I moved up to the Aeolian Shawl by Elizabeth Freeman.  This one requires over 2,000 glass beads.  I used a name brand “Woolike” yarn.  I’m slowly graduating from the Big Box yarns to the more Boutique yarns I can get at my local yarn store.  It was a challenge, but well worth it.

Lace Knit Shawls
Aeolian Shawl modeled by Crystal

Lace Knit Shawls

Lace Knit Shawls

Worthy of a night on the town or a late Fall wedding, this shawl is both elegant and simple.  I am quite proud of the way it turned out.  I have added it to my Etsy shop.  Please stop by and visit to see all of my products for sale.

My next shawl?  I haven’t yet decided, but my sister wants me to make her one inspired by Stevie Nicks… I’m feelin’ it!