Friday, 4 October 2013

FO Friday 157: Hey Presto !


Halloween Tarot














Seeing as how it's October and we are talking about the magical and mystical, how is this for today's theme song ?








I just love the transformative process of knitting. I could start with the sheep/llama/rabbit, but you already know where wool comes from; instead, let's follow the practical changes once the yarn has reached me:



Sirdar Country Style DK 'Heather'








Transformed via the Cafe au Lait Tam pattern to this hat for Nanny:




To match the Cafe au Lait Mitts I made for her last year:




And then we take a skein of maravilloso Malabrigo Lace in 'Natural'




And filter it through the Afternoon Tea Shawl pattern to get this penultimate result:





And after the truly magical metamorphosis that is blocking, we get this:








Yes, that noise was me heaving a very contented sigh. You'll hear a lot more of those over at Tami's Amis ....



5 comments:

  1. Lovely stuff, as always :)

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  2. Ooooooo gorgeous! I adore the tam and the shawl is beautiful! Yay for blocking!

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