Sunday, February 22, 2009

Alhambra









Pattern: Alhambra by Anne Hanson
Yarn: Posh Yarn Eva 2ply shade Rhyme
Yardage: just under 40g of a 55g skein
Size: 39" x 12.5" after blocking - 15 pattern repeats
Needles: 3.25mm bamboo straights

Very pleased with the finished result! The scrolls are such a striking design, and well worth the lace pattern on both sides (no purl "rest" rows!).

The KSH knitting is going well (thanks for asking CA!), and I've also started a more summery cardi in Rowan Wool Cotton. This is yarn that I've had in stash for a couple of years so again, nice to use it. The pattern is Tea Time from the RYC Classic Summer book.

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12 Comments:

At 6:51 pm, February 22, 2009, Blogger acrylik said...

Wow, Alhambra looks even more amazing after blocking - what a stunning shawl. A definite show stopper!

I'm loving seeing all of your new knits, very inspiring.

 
At 9:34 pm, February 22, 2009, Blogger Lynne S of Oz said...

Alhambra looks great! I love the colour runs across/up it :-)
It is funny how a little more experience helps with knitting stuff - like the little icarus I finished after having put it down for two years in part cos chart reading was hard and then I'm like what was wrong with me? This is easy!

 
At 6:40 am, February 23, 2009, Blogger Sarah said...

Ooh Alhambra looks amazing - great colourway choice

 
At 1:25 pm, February 23, 2009, Blogger Mandella said...

Alhambra is stunning. I love the way it resembles entrelac, but is much prettier.

 
At 4:02 pm, February 23, 2009, Blogger MadNad said...

I just adore that shawl, such lovely colours.

How DO you find the time for all this?

 
At 6:20 pm, February 23, 2009, Blogger Daisy said...

Alhambra is gorgeous. I love the colours and pattern.

 
At 11:15 am, February 25, 2009, Blogger donnac1968 said...

Oooh, that is very pretty.

 
At 9:19 pm, February 25, 2009, Blogger Kendra said...

So, so, so beautiful. I love your Alhambra.

 
At 7:24 pm, February 27, 2009, Blogger PrincessPea said...

Gosh, that is absolutely beautiful! I love the shawl pin too.

 
At 8:38 am, March 12, 2009, Blogger Anni said...

Wow, that's gorgeous. Just love hte way the colour looks. It's fabolous.

 
At 1:30 pm, April 04, 2009, Blogger kathryn said...

What a lovely shawl and stunning colours!

 
At 10:22 pm, April 11, 2009, Blogger Seahorse said...

That really is stunning!

 

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