Finished Object: Knit Oaklet Shawl

28 Jan

A few years ago, if you would have told me it was fun to knit shawls I would have laughed. “What is the point, little old ladies wear shawls why would I want one of those?”

Because they are AWESOME. That is why. Well so far I would call these more like shawlettes, or even kerchiefs. I love having them to just throw around my neck when it is chilly, and they knit up quick. For this project I chose the Oaklet Shawl by Megan Goodacre. It is a free pattern on Ravelry (find me on Ravelry). I chose to use the skein of fingering weight indie dyed yarn I purchased at the Shenandoah Fiber Festival by Puff the Magic Rabbit called “Oz’s Ballroom”. It is a lovely mix of blues, greens, and purples with a little purple Angelina for some sparkle. Without further ado, my latest FO:

oakletshawlette2oakletshawlette oakletshawlette1

As far as what else I am working on, oh my gosh. I have been so moody, I think it is the blahs of winter setting in. I want to do all the things but realistically I cannot. I am also taking classes for school which are sucking up all my free time. But I do have a few projects on the needles, and the spindles, and a really cool new toy my husband is making me (a homemade e-spinner! working out the kinks, there WILL be a post on this later!). Really, I think I just need to do something more challenging-but I don’t know if I have the time for it!

What are you working on? How do you lift yourself up out of a crafting funk?

 

 

About these ads

3 Responses to “Finished Object: Knit Oaklet Shawl”

  1. Mellissa January 28, 2014 at 1:30 pm #

    Very nice Becca!

  2. tulipsworldofcolor February 3, 2014 at 8:52 pm #

    Hey I nominated you for an award!!! Check it out at http://tulipsworldofcolor.wordpress.com/2014/02/03/my-leibster-award/

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Suburban Stitcher

a blog and podcast about my crafting life.

beth whiteside design

teaching, writing & editing and design in the fiber arts

SeattleSpinner

Promoting "Spinning in Public" and other crazy notions...

ashleyogini

crafts, food, simple pleasures

Frog Me Knot

A soon to be displaced knitter from Mississippi

LUCINDALOOPS

Eat . Explore . Knit . Grow

It's Knot You

Happy healthy living with a lot of fiber

Rattohorse's Weblog

Just another WordPress.com weblog

artdoesmatter

Conceptual musings about art

WordPress.com News

crafts, food, simple pleasures

SingleHandedKnits

EVERYTHING is possible...

crafts, food, simple pleasures

A Beautiful Mess

crafts, food, simple pleasures

CraftStash

crafts, food, simple pleasures

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 317 other followers

%d bloggers like this: