Thursday, 19 June 2014

Another Wensleydale Creation

This shawl is luxurious and long and it wraps very nicely around you.    Again, my own design.   As the title suggests I have use mostly dark Wensleydale. 
The light cream colour is hand spun Alpaca and I used single  ply Lleyn wool which I hand dyed.  

This design is very eye catching and the tones are pleasant and relaxed.  The shawl hangs very elegantly and the design is very much admired.  I have received several requests from admirers for me to sell them the shawl and requests for me to make more.  So I suspect that this will be a particularly successful design which may keep me busy!   I am really pleased with the result.  This is the shawl below.  I am blocking it for  that fantastic finished look that blocking gives. 

I hope you like the photos that show what inspired me to make the shawl, the choice of colours and "feel" I wanted to achieve.

Above is a lovely hair pin my daughter bought me that not only inspired the colours but I use on the shawl.  

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  1. Oooooo! That is STUNNING! And it looks feather light and oh, so soft.

    1. Than you. I'm glad you like it. Love the socks you been making. Do we have a pattern yet?

  2. That looks very comfy and just gorgeous!

  3. Thanks Idske. Good to be in touch again. Hope you are well.


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