Wednesday, September 12, 2007

It's all about the Birds!

Pictures from the swifts this last weekend, and a Finished Object at the end!! It's beautiful.

This is one of the hawks that was stalking these little swifts.
As it grew darker, they started spiraling into the chimney.

My Mystery Stole 3 is off of the needles as of Monday night!! I blocked it yesterday/today. I could not get the wing to block the way I wanted it to. The bind off in the pattern is too tight.

The theme ended up being Swan Lake, and this is the wing end. You can see the feathers, I think they are beautiful.

Cat's Paws like the ballet steps.

The stats on it. Grignasco MerinoSilk in Dove Gray from Woodland Woolworks. I might have used half of the ball, maybe. Size US 3 needles.


Gammy aka Peggy said...

Your stole turned out gorgeous. The one picture of the wing actually looks like feathers.

Donna said...

You've done a wonderful job, Tammy!

Fyberduck said...

Gorgeous! I think the blocking came out perfectly :)

Cindy said...

The stole looks great! I do love the wing. And I do love the other end, too. And I can see that the whole thing looks beautiful when worn (maybe it's the model). But I still will probably finish mine in the symmetrical style and buy the pattern for the two-winged version. :) SOMEDAY! LOL

See you Friday at the TKG retreat!

Roxie said...

Awesome! Just awesome! What a gorgeous piece of work. You must be so proud.

Linda said...

Your stole is beautiful!

Cece said...

Nice! I have put mine aside for a bit for another knitting (socks) but I can't wait to finish it up.

Lavendersheep said...

Your pictures of the swifts totally remind me of my elementary school in Portland! I got to see pretty much the same thing and it was awesome!

Your shawls rocks too! Congratulations on finishing it!

Kate said...

Your Swan-lake is beautiful. And funny to see those birds. I just love to see the goose here when they fly south for the wibter, it is rally special to see the triangle form.