Another Aspen Leaf Shawl

My wife wore a shawl I made for her on a recent trip to her mother's. Her mother said she'd really like to have something like that to wear, so here it is.

It is very light-weight and airy. I made it from Zephyr 50/50 wool/silk (vanilla color) on a US size 5 needle and then blocked it fairly hard (thus the sort of raggedy edge - but I'm thinking with a bit of wearing that will even out more). The border leaves and some scattered leaves throughout are outlined with 6/0 seed beads (Clear AB beads).

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Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Where's your modelling tree? Seriously, another beautiful piece of lacework. How grand that your mother-in-law appreciates your artistry. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

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QueerJoe's picture

I love your work. It's extremely well executed and always looks so awesome. Plus you seem to knit these garments so quickly.

MMario's picture

I turn 40 shades of green every time he posts a lace project.

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New York Built's picture

I always look forward to your finished project displays. The speed and artistry of your work is a delight to behold.

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Kerry's picture

Beautiful shawl, I'm sure your MIL is very happy.

Aaronknits's picture

Oooh, that's beautiful!!! Your mother-in-law is a lucky woman!!!

scottly's picture

So beautiful, your work really is astounding.

TomH's picture

Truly beautiful. What a great pattern. Stunning job.

Tallguy's picture

Oh, I just noticed the beads! Lovely!

Buck Strong's picture

Dude: That's amazing! Beautiful work!
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crmartin's picture

Your work is so inspiring! You have become a one man lace machine.



RickMartin's picture

You guys are amazingly kind! And generous - it is far from perfect but then it's going to my mother-in-law and she gave me something that wasn't quite perfect either! So there you go.