Snowmelt Shawl.

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Thank you to Joshua for the photography!

Much like winter in Maryland, the shawl is finished. My very first mystery knitalong and my biggest project to date. All done. I couldn’t be happier. The pattern, Snowmelt Shawl by Helen Stewart, is just divine. So easy to follow and well written. I loved knitting it, even when it got to be in the 500+ stitch range.

The yarn is all by Peepaloo Fields, and boy am I huge fan of hers now! The soft but fun colors of these yarns really tug at my heartstrings. I’ve been joking about how even my subtle colors turn out loud, but I think the overall effect is soft and sweet. Up close it’s a symphony of mint and pink and lilac and yellow. These yarns are all the 80/20 base, Sensible Sock in (A) Smitten, (B) Bumble, and (C) Smokestack.

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It really bothers me that that one point is turned under, but the light’s gone now.

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Untitled design

It took me a little less than two months of not being overly faithful to this project to finish it.Β I’ve been a little listless without a big project on the go, but luckily I have two quilts that are begging to be cut and pieced.

I hope you are enjoying the season and any sunshine that you may be having. For me, this snowmelt shawl and the sunshine we’re having fit very well together toΒ brighten my day.


YoM day 93: Sock knitting

YoM day 94: Sock knitting


Happy making!

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8 thoughts on “Snowmelt Shawl.

  1. Bonnie in Va says:

    That is a gorgeous shawl and the colors are soft and beautiful. I’ve just realized how fun it is to knit the littler “shawlettes.” It’s hard to divide up my time between quilting (always takes precedence) and knitting. I’m sure Maryland will have some more cools days and nights that will be perfect for wearing your new shawl.

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    • knit1make2 says:

      I have the same problem in the opposite direction! Knitting takes the precedence for me, but I’m gaining momentum on the quilting front. Thanks for your kind comments!

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  2. Rosemary says:

    What a beautiful shawl! The yarn you used is just gorgeous! I find it difficult to split my time between knitting and quilting. Quilting seems to win since I always have a bunch of projects going at once!

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    • knit1make2 says:

      I fear that multi-crafters are destined to be torn. Knitting usually wins out for me because it was my first love and it is more portable than a sewing machine. πŸ™‚

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