Not that long ago I was paralyzed by color choice for a Color Affection shawl. I
had been debating my fingering weight options for some time and still hadn’t come up with a combination to which I could commit. It was, after all, a whole lot of stitches to knit! The solution was to look through the soft colorways in the laceweight section, and I am SO glad I did. The result is light, airy and beautiful.
Pattern: Color Affection, by Veera Välimäki, available for Ravelry Download
Yarn: Grignasco MerinoSilk25, 1 ball of each color
Needles: US 3, 24″ Addi Lace
I do understand why knitters have made more than one of these. The pattern was clear and concise. Once I got started I could chug along without referring to the written instructions, making it a great portable project. This was supposed to be a store display but I’ve been wearing it every day since I finished it! When the air conditioning starts to freeze me, this little bit of wool around my neck adds just enough warmth to keep my fingers moving. I would definitely make another one