A Little Lace

I have started another lace shawlette. This one is for my mom. You see, I owe her a shawl/wrap from maybe 4-5 Christmases ago. I started a wrap, as a gift for her…and got maybe a third of the way done with it, but now I have no idea where it is. So, after hunting patterns on ravelry for (probably) hours, I decided on the Vista Shawlette. I wanted something long, and not too wide. Something that could be worn as a shawl or a scarf with lace edging. And I wanted to use some of my stash of Tosh DK yarn.

I have torn this thing out and re-started it THREE times. This means I have cast on the 347 stitches THREE times. I think I finally have it, although progress is slow.


The yarn is Tosh DK in Cove. It varies between a light blue, tan, and a sort-of greenish color. My mom loves all things blue. After around 25 rows of lace, it is finished in short rows so it ends up being a crescent shape. Finished length is over 5 feet, so its definately wrap-able around the neck. Its similar in shape to the Cedar Leaf Shawlette I just finished, and I really liked how that turned out. I love a good shawlette.


About zenren

I am in my mid-thirties, and blissfully married to a guy named Dave with whom I have a 17 year old daughter named Anela, and she is my world. I'm the RN Clinical Nurse Manager of a Transitional Care Unit where I work extremely hard to make my nurses and my patients happy. I knit shawls, and hats, and baby sweaters. I obsessively use Burt's Bees lip balm. I love spending weekends on our little slice of lake in northern Minnesota, and laying in the grass near the bonfire on a cool spring night with the kiddo watching for shooting stars while eating gooey s'mores with sticky fingers. I enjoy wrapping up in over-sized, snuggly warm sweaters in the autumn and going for walks with the smell of fallen leaves and trees blazing with color. I read a lot of self-help books. I frequently do not answer my cell phone. My husband adores me because of my quirks, not in spite of them, and I do my best to appreciate that. Im learning to meditate, and have a weakness for a good cup of tea. My nephew is adorable, and brings me so much joy. I knit to wind down, stay sane, and create beautiful things.
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2 Responses to A Little Lace

  1. knittykitty7 says:

    This shawlette is going to be lovely!


  2. Timeless1 says:

    Looks lovely so far. I adore MadTosh! Wish I could afford to stock my stash with it. 🙂



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