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Topic: Ysolda's Ishbel - My Most Favorite Knit EVER!  (Read 3196 times)
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« on: March 19, 2010 05:20:22 PM »

Here's my Ishbel, finished about mid-January as a little birthday present to myself!





Despite looks, the pattern was really easy AND a fast knit, too!  I cast on right around Christmas time and was binding off around January 17th.

if you're a beginning lace knitter, I actually think this is a terrific project to try!  The lace is symmetrical on both sides so there's an easy "middle" stitch to double check that you're in the right place AND it's a great way to learn mirror stitches.

The pattern is written for two sizes.  I opted to knit the smaller size.  Although I had read some reviews saying that the finished shawl was rather small, I think mine blocked out to a great size.  It's the perfect mid-weight cowl/shawl for chilly spring nights!

I used one skein of Malabrigo Sock with enough leftover to make a pair of baby socks.

Really, I can't say enough how much I absolutely loved knitting this.  I don't often knit things more than once, but I'd knit this again without hesitation.  Ysolda's patterns are always well written and are always very beautiful!
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« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2010 05:25:20 PM »

The lace is gorgeous and the color is absolutely divine! love it!
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« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2010 06:54:16 PM »

Oh wow, that's amazing. I'm in love with the color you used.
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« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2010 05:57:37 AM »

I love it! It's so light and airy. Just beautiful!
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« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2010 08:01:20 PM »

I love the color! I may have to knit this one in the future, I love her patterns.
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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2010 10:16:10 AM »

The color and pattern are gorgeous. I love lace knitting - it's so rewarding. I can't believe you were able to finish this incredible piece in just a few weeks!
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« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2010 12:30:20 PM »

That is beautiful, and the color is especially lovely against your hair and skin tone!
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this knit is amazing, and your hair is ADORABLE. slightly jealous, just sayin.
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