Tuesday, October 20, 2009

fully finished fall shawl

the fountain pen shawl is all finished and dressed up with the pollika teardrop shawl pin.

it was such a joy to knit this through out the summer. the material so nice and smooth. every pattern knit was a surprise in how the color appeared. it truly became a piece of love when discovered after blocking.

fall is treating us with colors much like in this shawl. some golden leaves trickle of a what used to be a flowering shrub in the back yard. some plants stay green just a little longer and make gray fall day a little brighter.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

it is finished....the fountain pen shawl. it's blocked and drying!











so far so good...

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Lesley & Tina are proud to be the North American distributors for Yarnundyed, Knitglobal Yarn, Swiss designed high quality handmade shawl pins, De Witte Engel felt products and Dutch manufactured buttons. Our luxurious natural fibers and highest quality accessories are beautiful to work with and create artful treasured legacies. We share stories and pictures of projects we created and experiences we have with are so beloved products!

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Imagine a day at work where you surround yourself with unique Swiss designed shawl pins, gorgeous buttons created in Holland, oh so precious yarns from the UK, and fabulous high quality felt and felting accessories, plus wonderfully, eclectic, full of life and spirit fibre artists. Knitting, felting and crochet it happens all in Pollika’s world. Just so you know English is my second language, here and there my fast thinking brain cells get confused and infected with my first language: Dutch. So, most posts are going to be written in ‘Denglish’. The will be accompanied by Lesley’s photography talent, that likes me to believe they will be clear, inspiring and bring a smile to your face! We welcome your comments! Tina