Wednesday, August 22, 2007
I finished mine! I totally wanted to knit with the group on this, but it was such an exciting knit that I couldn't put it down. (Except when I was working on MS3.)
I want to make another one, but this time I'll do just the cherry blossom part on both ends. So I'll still be in the KAL!
Pattern: Hanami, Melanie Gibbons
Yarn: Misti Alpaca Lace, Natural White, 2 skeins
Needles: Addi Turbos, US 3, 32" circular
Started: August 4, 2007
Finished: August 21, 2007
Dimensions: 17" w x 65" l
Modifications: Added beads to the body, one fewer pattern repeats of the basket weave section, repeated the last 12 rows of Chart F twice , only knitted Chart G two times, and did a beaded bind off instead of the ruffle.
The reason for these modifications were that I got bored with the basket weave, I wanted the cherry blossom section to be fuller, and I don't care for the way all those repeats of Chart G look so I did as few as possible.
I'm very very happy with this! I'll probably wear it more as a lacy scarf than a stole. I plan to do another in all cherry blossoms.
What a great pattern!
If you want, you can see some more pics here on my Flickr.