FO: Aestlight Shawl

FO: Aestlight Shawl

aestlight fo3 (by dyedinthewool)

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Pattern: (name, author, source) Aestlight Shawl by Gudrun Johnston from The Shetland Trader (available via Ravelry, but I’ve provided a link to the author’s blog for non-Rav folks)

Size(s): (to fit, finished size) Small, one-skein, version; 140 cm/55 inches along edge and 40 cm/15.75 inches from top to point

Yarn: (name, fibre, weight, colour) House of Awesome Mean Girl’s Yarn Club June Shipment (Aunt Sarah’s Pussies), 100% superwash wool, sock/fingering weight, chocolate, toffee and peppermint colours, approx. 310 yds

Needles: (size, material, style) US 5 Denise interchangeable plus 5 mm crochet hook to cast off.

Knitting style: (for stitch patterns) Combination/Eastern Uncrossed

Modifications: None. Nada. Not a one.  I know.

Notes: Love the yarn, love the pattern.

The yarn is soft and really suits this pattern.  I’ll admit that what the colour does may not be to everyone’s taste, but I love it!

The pattern is very well written and suitable for adventurous lace-knitting-beginners.  This particular slow-coach managed to knit the whole thing in 2 weeks and one day.

Seriously, that’s all I have to say so I’ll leave you with more photos, okay?

aestlight detail2 (by dyedinthewool)

aestlight fo4 (by dyedinthewool)

aestlight fo1 (by dyedinthewool)

More photos here on Flickr


16 thoughts on “FO: Aestlight Shawl

  1. I like that a lot. 🙂 The colours are lovely and it doesn’t look like it would make you tear your hair out due to the complexity, either, which I need at the moment. *bookmarks for future reference*


  2. Very nice. May have to knit that !

    I have to go to Flickr to see your photos. On the blog they’re cropped by the wide ‘gutters’ – what do you call the side bits ? !
    I’m viewing on a mac with Firefox as the browser.


    1. Oh, that’s odd. I’ve got the same set-up (FF on Mac) and it works for me… The sidebars and centre panel are designed to be dynamic (i.e. if you have a smaller browser window they change size so you don’t loose content). What browser version are you on and what screen resolution?


  3. hey…really nice! Kind of medieval looking ( not medi-evil). Nice to see a variety of illness related horribles haven’t totally prevented you from being knitterly.


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