Sunday, August 24, 2008

Does anybody still remember the Mystery Stole 3?

Pattern: Mystery Stole 3 (Swan Lake) by Melanie Gibbons
Yarn: Jaggerspun Zephyr wool-silk, 50% merino wool, 50% Chinese Tussah silk
Color: Pewter (a very nice light grey)
Price: I don't know anymore, I bought it at Sarah's Yarns a while ago
Amount: not sure, officially 1000 yards
Needles: also a good question, I'd assume 3.5 mm needles
Gauge: not necessary
Dimensions: ??
Modifications: none
Comments: I used black beads. I thought I was very clever, but later on I thought they resembled black sesame seeds. I have to find a way to store, because if you fold it, its own weight will cause creases, that's what I realized when I took it out from the box where I had stored it to take pictures.

They Mystery Stole 3 was a knitalong that started in June (oops, June 2007! :o I just looked it up in my project list on Ravelry. It says I started in August 2007 and finished it in December 2007). I blocked the stole using the lazy method (just pulling it apart without using needles) when it was finished, so I had to re-block it a couple of weeks ago, but hadn't managed to take pictures until today. Obviously I'm in dire need of a good photographer, but don't worry, I will try to compensate quality with quantity, which is always a good idea in my book. :D (The good thing is also I don't have to decide which is the best picture and which one I should use. I just take a couple that look ok.)

Mystery Stole 3

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Melanie won't be doing another Mystery Stole knitalong this year. Her mom will be responsible for the design of the Mystery Stole 4.

This top my mom knit for me. The pattern is her own.

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I still haven't been able to block Lily's Leaf Shawl. It's quite big and I don't have enough of the jigsaw pieces.

5 Kommentare:

melusine_tricote said...

I love the patern of your mum !! Does she write it and let it on Ravlery ?

Kent said...

Ohhh! Gorgeous work on the stole :)

And, love the color your mom chose for you...it's super cute!

projektleiterin said...

@Melusine: I'm not sure if my mom is on Ravelry and I hesitate to let her know, because then she might start reading my blog (not what I want...)

projektleiterin said...

@Kent
Thank you! Nice to hear from you again! :)

Angelita said...

vaya pero que trabajo te diste al hacer esa estola, esta preciosa!!!! y se luce muy bien en ti :)

el top esta precioso vaya que te queda bien ese color !!! le quedo genial a tu mamá....

cariños miles!!


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