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And a sixpence in her shoe
Ok, so she’s not wearing any shoes. But she does have a Sixpence Shawlette wrapped around her shoulders. This project was so much fun. The lovely bride was knitting up some Kataras for her bridesmaids and I told her I would be honored to design a wedding shawlette for her in exchange for some pictures.
We actually even had a “client” meeting. Ok, we met at Panera. And had lunch. And I showed her stitch dictionary elements I thought she might like. It was totally a professional meeting. Um, ok. It was lunch with a friend and we talked about knitting. Wait, that covers most of my lunches. Are all my meals with friends tax deductible?
The shawlette is worked from side to side with a stockinette body. The top edging is simple and the bottom more ornate – per her request. It’s worked to be a bit shallow so it doesn’t obscure the back of her dress too much.
And it’s available now on Ravelry.
Needles: Size 6 needles (4 mm)
Yarn: The Sanguine Gryphon’s Little Traveler
Gauge: 20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in blocked stockinette
Notes: Worked from side to side – offered in written & charted format.
Sixpence Shawlette – $6.00 USD