FO at last!

I finished the Flower Basket Shawl last week, and here are the pics and details I owe you.


Project: Flower Basket Shawl by Evelyn Clark
Yarn: Handmaiden Sea Silk in Ivory, 1 skein
Needles: Knit Picks Options US size 4
Start: August 2007
Finish: August 2007


Thoughts: I really loved this pattern and whole-heartedly recommend this one. As a loose knitter, I think my lace is a bit too holey and could have gone down to size 3s, but I was too stubborn or in denial (or both) to do that. However, I can still see my flower baskets in the detail and am satisfied. The pattern was easy to master and it was so great watching the shawl grow and the detail emerge. And the sea silk… sigh. What else is there to say besides this yarn is P. E. R. F. E. C. T. If you’re looking for a lace project with a little bit of challenge and but not too big, this baby is for you.

This last picture is just because.

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10 responses to “FO at last!

  1. GORGEOUS!!! MARVELOUS!!! BEAUTIFUL!!!! Oh, and the shawl was nice too!

  2. Goooor-geous! That is an heirloom. Sweetie girl looks like she having so much fun – what a ham! Such a doll.

  3. Just because she’s so darn cute!!!

    Your shawl is beautiful! And it’s still warm enough to wear it. Have sweetie husband take you out for a romantic dinner.

  4. Awww! She’s so cute! And the shawl looks lovely too!

  5. That is really nice. How long did it take you to knit?

  6. That Sweetie Girl sure is a great model. And that last photo? C.U.T.E.

    Congrats on finishing your first lace shawl! Lovely, lovely FBS.

  7. VERY NICE!! It looks so elegant and light and airy.

    Sweetie girl is so cute hamming it up!! Are you going to be able to get that gorgeous shawl away from her? Or has she claimed it.

  8. Pretty, pretty shawl- and a gorgeous model!

  9. It’s so beautiful- (I have to get some of that yarn) you should be really proud. Your model looks wonderful in it, but make sure you wear it too!

  10. it’s gorgeous! I have color of seasilk in my stash–I’m just indecisive on what to knit with it. Flower basket? Tuscany? Decisions, decisions!!

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