Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Lace scarf

My daughter asked for a lacy scarf, and wasn't particular about the yarn or the color. As a true knitter's daughter, she said "Mom, I'm sure you having something in your stash to use"! But of course I did :-)!
I found this wound cake of hand-dyed fingering weight yarn, in a muted dusty purple with flecks of cream and a light golden yellow. Don't know too much about this yarn since there was no longer a ball band attached, but it is a wool base. It knit up beautifully, blocked out so nice, and is very soft and drapey.
I used a free pattern found on Ravelry called Swell, which has a very easily memorized lace pattern.

One last winter accessory......I'm a bit tired of the SNOW!


  1. It is sooo cold in Chicago today, beautiful, but super cold. Maybe I'm just ready for spring! I love the scarf. She can wear this over her shoulders during the spring when it's still chilly out...if we ever get to just chilly :)

  2. That's so pretty. Tired of snow and we had some today. Winter doesn't give up easily.

  3. Patty thanks for joining the sewalong!!!

  4. Your scarve is so gorgeous. Amazing job.

  5. Gorgeous! And a very pretty pattern.