April 13, 2011 § 2 Comments
I just finished knitting my Holden Shawl!! Hazzaahh!
There was something about this pattern that compelled me to knit it … :) I generally stay away from triangle shawls, the increasing of stitches every couple of rounds is something that doesnt particularly excite my special interests. But no matter, I still persisted with the Holden by Mindy Wilkes.
I been incredibly compelled to knit this shawl that I believe I might have a repetative stress injury!! :)
The pattern is easy to memorise once you get the hang of it ….
The only mods I have made to this pattern were made midway thru the stockinette part of the pattern. On the Right Side rows only:
Beginning of RS row: K3, YO, K2, M1 ….
Ending of RS row: Last 5 sts; M1, K2, YO, K3
I continued knitting the above mods on the RS only, until I reach 193sts … the rest of the lace pattern was knit as originally supplied, I also knit an extra lace pattern repeat. I was worried I wouldnt have enough yarn, but it seems I have 25gm of yarn left.
This is the first time I have bound off using the picot edge bind off, I have to say …. it’s worth the effort!
What a lovely pattern! Now I can rest my fingers and enjoy wearing this pretty shawl, my last 2 pics were taken in 6am light on a cool autumn morning …
Happy Knitting yall! :)