Thursday, September 27, 2012

That Rockefeller Shawl

The Rockefeller Shawl was a Stephen West Mystery KAL and when I saw the first few stages of this project, I wasn't too excited.  Since then the KAL has finished and  I'm really impressed with the shawls I've seen.  This is Stephen West's version:


                                                                             


Here is one done by Mary, a member of a knitting group in the East Bay called the Alamo Yarnies:



 
Mary did this in cashmere and it is really lovely; she is almost done and now that we are heading towards Fall I look forward to seeing her wear it.  For anyone based in the East Bay and looking for a group to join, I highly recommend Alamo Yarnies; they are a fun bunch of ladies who are always knitting something trendy and interesting and are always up for a road trip to see The Yarn Harlot, Stephen West, Clara Parkes, Ysolda Teague  and anyone else who comes through A Verb for Keeping Warm in Oakland.   (How does Verb always seem to snag the hottest knitwear designers?)

Here is one done by Vasilis and I love her color choices:


                                                                           


Here's one done by purpleducks:


                                                                                 
   
    Here's what I have been up to.   Finished this denim tweed sweater for my grandson so he will have a warm sweater to wear when he walks to school:


                                                                             


  Still working away on my Modular Afghan - more pictures next week!  Happy Fiber Arts Friday.


                                                                                                                                                                                                      

5 comments:

  1. Thanks for the nice comment about my Rockefeller. The pattern is fun to knit and I hope easy to wear. I couldn't just leave that cashmere languishing in my stash!

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  2. ooooh, I just picked out my yarn for my Rockefeller. I'll be posting the photos tomorrow on my blog. Let me know what you think. I am so excited to cast on.

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  3. Nice Rockefeller color combinations. Your grandson's sweater looks warm and cozy. Thanks for visiting my blog today.

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  4. Love that finished sweater for your grandson! I'm certain he will indeed stay warm when he walks to school.

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  5. Your sweater is very nice. Those Rockefeller's are breath taking. Thanks for sharing.

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