My Stitch ‘n Bitch group is doing a shawl-along this summer. It’s an informal gathering of knitters in which we are simply knitting something lacy at the same time. No deadlines or matchy-matchy shawls for these b!tches.
I cast on alongside some other great knitters on Tuesday. This is my budding Hamamelis shawl by Kirsten Kapur. And that lovely yarn? That would be Madelinetosh Sock in Denim, a sumptuous, silvery blue merino. The pattern is coming along fairly quickly during stolen moments of knitting throughout my days. Of course, these triangular shawls always go quickly in the beginning; it’s when you get to the point of having hundreds of stitches on the needles that it really begins to drag. But I choose not to think about that moment just yet, instead plodding happily along on these short, lacy rows.