Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Scrappy Sail


Awhile ago I made the free shawl pattern Sail by Elen Brandt and I wear it a lot.  It was a super easy (the same 2-row repeat throughout) and relaxing knit.  I decided to make another one, but this time with leftover odds and ends.







 

Some of this was thrift store yarn, and as you can see, I'm not above knitting with tapestry wool that I pick up in thrift stores.
 

I'm really happy with the results.  I haven't even blocked this shawl, and I've been wearing it regularly since I took it off the needles.  If you have even basic knitting skills and a few leftovers, it's an extremely wearable shawl and a fun project.





2 comments:

margaret said...

this looks ideal for keeping shoulders warm in the cold weather and a god way to use up left over wool

Bonnie said...

What a great shawl! This link was included in Monday Makings post over at Love Laugh Quilt on Blogspot. I'm so glad I followed the link! Hum, must look at my stash of yarn and see if I can make one of these with it.