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Buttermilk

  • Joined Jul 2014
Shetland shawl
« on: February 03, 2019, 08:21:43 am »
The second shetland shawl but with commercial wool not home spun.
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SallyintNorth

  • Joined Feb 2011
  • Cornwall
  • Rarely short of an opinion but I mean well
Re: Shetland shawl
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2019, 10:39:25 am »
Drool!   :love:
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Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • Wester Gladstone Hebridean Sheep
Re: Shetland shawl
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2019, 12:43:29 pm »
That is wonderful Buttermilk  :trophy:  so beautifully executed.  It makes me want to give up my pathetic efforts.
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Buttermilk

  • Joined Jul 2014
Re: Shetland shawl
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2019, 04:42:56 pm »
I can see the mistakes in it.

Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • Wester Gladstone Hebridean Sheep
Re: Shetland shawl
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2019, 04:57:01 pm »
 ;D  That's like my garden - visitors just see the beauty - I just see the weeds  ::)
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Do something today that your future self will thank you for - plant a tree

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Mad Goatwoman of Madeley

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • Telford
Re: Shetland shawl
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2019, 11:15:07 pm »
Wow! That's wonderful.

Dogwalker

  • Joined Nov 2011
Re: Shetland shawl
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2019, 06:31:59 am »
That's beautiful and unusual for being dark.  Must have been really difficult to see the stitches.
We're always too self-critical with our handwork, there's not that many people would have the patience.
 I heard someone complaining to an indie dyer that fingering weight yarn took too long to knit an adult sweater and she should only dye DK.

Buttermilk

  • Joined Jul 2014
Re: Shetland shawl
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2019, 07:18:15 am »
Using a head torch made the stitches easy to see :)

newtoitall

  • Joined Jun 2013
  • Herefordshire
Re: Shetland shawl
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2019, 07:36:06 am »
Having just started my first ever lace weight scarf I am lost in admiration.

 

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