Besides knitting, I love history. This shawlette was inspired by a photograph I saw of 18th century Irish women working, and of course, wearing their warm, country shawls. The delicateness of the fine knitting is in stark contrast to both the wool and their weathered faces and hands.
17 sts and 28 rows in stockinette stitch to measure 4x4 in / 10x10 cm using US 8 / 5mm needles
400 yards of Worsted weight
I'm a knitwear designer, wife, mom (to 3 teenagers) and elementary school teacher. The marriage of art, math and craft make designing knitwear the perfect storm for me.