Friday, December 30, 2005

Nashua Knitworks Wrap Complete!




All done! This is the "Wrap" from the Nashua Knitworks "Work" booklet. I used a 32" size 6 Addi Turbo circular needle and used 5 200 metre balls of Creative Focus Worsted yarn. The colour is called "Delft" and is a beautiful blue (still working on that new digital camera!). When blocked, this yarn still has a bit of a give to it, but it worked up beautifully. The pattern is very simple and is reversible, which is a big plus! This took me about 2 weeks to complete.

I still may end up giving this wrap to the local cancer centre. It does need hand washing, but there's someone special I have in mind...we'll see!

4 comments:

Mari said...

In the end, I did give away this shawl. The woman who manages the shawl programme at the hospital is having health issues and I thought this would be perfect for her. She's a knitter, so she can cope with the hand wash fibre and she'll appreciate the work that went into this shawl. She was near tears when I gave it to her and I must admit that it looked very nice wrapped around her!

whatever said...

I was just about to chastise u & tell u that u had better keep this one (that u finally decided to do for YOU)...until I read your post. I still want u to do a luscious one for YOU!! You, my friend, have a heart of pure love :-)

KnitNana said...

Where can I find the pattern for this? Just beautiful! Would love to try the pattern...

Mari said...

Knitnana, there are a few places online that sell Nashua Handknit yarns and patterns. One I can highly recommend is www.abundantyarn.com; you should be able to find it on their website. www.royalyarns.com also has it (I noticed that the price has gone up since I bought mine...). It's in the pattern booklet called "Work". It's such a simple pattern and I love that it's reversible!