Oct 24, 2006

Lady Eleanor

I have also completed my most beloved Lady E. I still have to trim the ends of the fringe a bit, but I could not resist taking it out for photos on a crisp Autumn day.

In other knitting news, the sweater is on hold momentarily for gauge issues. I'm coming right along with my secret holiday presents and I've had another brain blip and decided I need a Winter companion for my Spring Clapotis.

I went a little crazy with the photos, so be prepared!









Project: Lady Eleanor Stole
Source: Scarf Style
Yarn: Noro Kureyon in #124, 9 skeins for the body, 1/2 skein for the fringe
Needles: US 10 1/2, 32" circular
Started: 8/9/06
Finished: 9/27/06, Blocked: 10/2/06, Fringed: 10/22/06
Comments: I can really see myself making this again even though I probably do not need two of them. I may knit this stole a little wider so I can make myself a throw. I think this was the most fun knitting I've ever had. I really enjoyed the quick pieces of knitting that comprise entrelac. I learned to how to knit backwards so I wouldn't have to keep turning my work, but it seemed to strain my wrist so I used both. I'm pretty short, so I only did 5 knots on the fringe instead of 7. Finished measurements: 68" long without fringe, around 90" with fringe and 21 1/2" wide.

7 comments:

Greg said...

Is the yarn in your avatar picture the yarn you used for the Lady Eleanor? This one is so beatiful and the pattern looks very impressive. I want that photo of the light shining through it as a background someday.

Laurie said...

Right-o, it is the same yarn. I was tempted to change my background last night to see what it would look like!

Sarah H. said...

GORGEOUS!! Thanks for all the pics. I really like these colors. Noro is cool. Excellent job, Laurie!

Lizzy said...

That is just fabulous ! I feel inspired to try this pattern although I have never used this technique before. The colours are amazing .

Lizzy said...

That is just fabulous ! I feel inspired to try this pattern although I have never used this technique before. The colours are amazing .

Paige said...

Gorgeous Lady E!

I'm actually on my sixth skein in the exact same colorway! Yippee! It's great to see one finished so I can dream about wearing mine!

Brown Pants said...

Gorgeous! Beautiful colours!