I have had my Knit the Classics Pride and Prejudice Shawl done for about a week and a half. I meant to download them, but we had to put our dog to sleep last Friday and there were pictures of Dani on the camera, pictures from before we went into the animal hospital (before she went to play with God). I could not bear the thought of taking them off the camera, because then I would have to see them.
It has been a week and I managed to look at some of the pictures, so I thought I could put my shawl pictures in a post.
I decided to create a very simple shawl, because Lizzy Bennet would have preferred such a thing. Lizzy likes to take walks and it would be the perfect light cover. I used Red Heart Yarn, because it is inexpensive and washable, something which the Bennet girls, not being rich, would have used. The colors are Windsor Blue and Aran. I knit five stripes of the Aran, a sort of creamish color, to represent the five Bennet sisters: Jane, Lizzy, Mary, Kitty, and Lydia. Two stripes are bigger and represent Lizzy and Jane, because they are the most sensible of the sisters, play the largest parts in the novel, and are my favorites. The pattern was pretty simple. If anyone would like it, I can post it here.
I plan to use it at the lake this summer.
Next up is another of my favorite novels, Wuthering Heights. I really like shawls and think one would be perfect for this novel. I need to figure out what I want to do regarding pattern. I am going to use a grey yarn.
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