Wednesday, April 4, 2012

FO: Mariposa Turquesa

I have finished knitting my Mariposa Shawl, this time using Knit Picks Aloft in a gorgeous shade of turquoise named Kenai.  This luscious mohair/silk blend is incredibly soft, lightweight and warm.  The beads are a mix called 'Blue Iris' and are shades of blue, purple, turquoise, green and bronze.  Worked in three sections of feather and fan stitch, this shawl has a nice shape that drapes easily over the shoulders and stays put.  No having to fuss with a shawl pin.  The beaded picot bind off takes awhile, but totally worth the effort.

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