Early summer like weather has been hitting our area in fits and starts. One weekend there is a mad scramble for shorts, sandals and sunscreen, the next it is back to jeans, hoodies and shoes and socks. My garden is producing an overabundance of invasive plants and weeds. I keep chiding myself to get it all cleaned up but then a really great pattern catches my eye!
I have been knitting several lacey-beadey shawls lately. I do seem to be in the habit of knitting lacey things in the summertime. I wonder if it is the promise of summery weather or maybe because they are such light and airy projects . I really should wear them more than I do, maybe there is a gala coming soon to our local Cdn. Tire (someone thinks that constitutes a cool date-ha ha). I just really like knitting them.
This pattern is Cloud Illusions by Boo Knits. It is a lovely crescent shaped shawl . I really like this shape as it does seem easier to wear and drapes wonderfully. I think it was the edging that really caught my eye and maybe, just maybe the addition of beads too!! I knit it with a skein of Seasilk in the Valentine colourway. Seasilk is a lovely yarn that feels so nice on one's skin. I would like to knit another shawl using a finer silk or wool laceweight yarn.
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