Shaped Triangular Shawl from GOL

I actually managed to do this in just over a month. I ran out of the body colour and had to do boarder in a cream but I think it turned out okay.

Image icon P6160023.JPG314.34 KB
Image icon P6160024.JPG312.49 KB
Image icon P6160025.JPG308.65 KB


ronhuber's picture

Gorgeous work. You are a knitting machine!! Tell us about the pattern, materials, etc.

chipsir's picture

Hi Ron, The pattern is from "A Gathering of Lace" by Meg Swanson (the book). I start with "Clea 5" but ranout at the border edging and found out that that colour had been discoed so went in search and had no luck so I finished it with #10 bedspread weight in a cream. I really like the effect so all is well that ends well lol. I cast of with the knit 2tog method but found because it was cotton there was no stretch to it so when knitting with cotton I will not use that method again. Yes I knit to much as I now have tennis elbow in both arms, I just bite the bullet and push through the pain, I truly am a knitting fanatic lol.

RickMartin's picture

This looks great. It suddenly became a pattern I must do. Thanks for the inspirational work!


Joe-in Wyoming's picture

A very lovely design and very well knitted. I like the contrast of the two colors...great balance between the two areas.

Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

bobinthebul's picture

Beautiful! Who will be the lucky recipient?

chipsir's picture

Well I am not sure who will get it as I sell my knitting in a Museum of Hooked Rugs. If it doesn't sell then maybe it will be a Christmas gift for one of my sister-in-laws (I have six of them lol)

Kerry's picture

Beautiful shawl Dennis.

MMario's picture

If that is "okay" then I am totally intimidated by the thought of what you would consider "good". Beautiful!

MMario - I'm not divorced from reality - we're having a trial separation

TheKnittingMill's picture

That shawl is BEAUTIFUL Dennis! I love the tone-on-tone variation of the border.

that looks amazing , im hoping to try lace knitting soon , maybe i should give something like this a go , is it a good project for a new lace knitter ?
well done love it

chipsir's picture

It is not a difficult pattern but I would maybe try a smaller item Lije a scarf just to get the hang of it.