The first one is for a special lady who spends a lot of time knitting prayer shawls to give away.
The story: I joined in our catholic groups circle to knit along with others shawls for Lent and I happened to find a pattern called angel wings....quite appropriate I thought...and so I seached through my stash for something pretty but also something cool to work with, cotton came to mind first and in my stash I happened to have two mysterious balls of unknown cotton in a soft pinky red and a cream...Perfect!
It was completed in one afternoon and it spoke to me as I crocheted along of old English cottages and roses... gardens full of old time scents and delights amongst the stones and rambling paths….and then it all reminded me of Rosalie - how sweet and kind she is and so I prayed for her blessings and it will be a gift for her (a random act of kindness)....a shawl she can keep <3
“The desert is not a place but an experience that takes hold of you, becomes part of you, turns you inside out.” Fr. Walter Burghardt
The next shawl - well it's more like a wrap is a granted wish......The colors of the yarn reminded me of sunsets and I do hope she will like it :)
And my big project was a 'Will Work For Yarn' undertaking. (a group where you can swap yarn for knit/crochet work and vice versa)
A gorgeous single bed sized crocheted ripple blanket in the most softest colors of a delightfully soft wool.
I beat a personal best as it took me a time space of only 9 days from start to finish. Very proud!
And if you'd like a sneak peak at baby number 6 here are he/she's legs - they stayed crossed the whole time and so the sex is still a surprise.