Sunday, August 16, 2015

Taking a Break from Cross Stitching

I have decided to give the eyes a rest from the fine cross stitch that I do and have taken up knitting and crocheting.  I am really enjoying the resurgence of these crafts and the beautiful yarns that are now available.

I plunged right in and chose a difficult shawl pattern to start this journey. I did get there in the end and just love the way it turned out. It is made with a 4
Close up

Finished article
ply cotton which is just perfect for our mild winter..