Friday, June 11, 2010

Purple Gail

I finished another Gail. I love the color purple and saw this yarn. it's serentiy sock yarn and is a self striping yarn. The color changes are really short as it's designed to have really narrow stripes. I was a bit concerned due to the nature of the color changes as they are really sharp and do not blend but my love of purple made me go forward and I'm glad I did! I love the way the gray plays with the purple!

This yarn is so soft! it's a blend of 50% wool, 25% nylon and 25% bamboo.

I'm now using the left over yarn for a pattern called Queen Anne's Lace (PDF file). Which is coming along quite nicely and is a easy knit.

And of course, you can click on any image for a super sized, detailed, photo.

this is before blocking


geraldine said...

what a wonderful shawl, i love purple and the pattern is great.i want one, but i don't knit. you must have the patence of a saint.

Rachel G said...

Thank you! I love this yarn. I went and bought 5 skeins of it. not sure what I'll do with them all but am using it for another shawl which is round. Not patient, just persistent.