More Wollmeise Love

Although I’ve had my fickle moments, one thing is certain, my initial love for Wollmeise hasn’t waned or dissipated in any way whatsoever. It is still one of my all-time favorite go-to yarns, in particular the 100% SW merino for shawls. The colors are amazing no matter what. Even if it’s a color I usually don’t like, I still find myself looking at a skein of Wollmeise twice. And I can always tell when a pattern has been knit up in Wollmeise. It just screams “color” and I love it! Particularly for Spring when I want pops of color in my wardrobe. Though who am I kidding? I like pops of color all year round! It just seems less strange to say that I like it in Spring more. Yeah. That’s it. 😉

Wast Side Shawl - FINISHED

That bit of gorgeous up there is my new Wast Side Shawl that I started knitting for Ravelympics back in February. I haven’t really picked it up in weeks and finally decided it just needed to be finished! After just a few days or so of knitting on it, it’s done and it’s lovely!

Wast Side Shawl - FINISHED

I love how it looks on me! The pattern is so beautiful! This one is knit from the edging up and I do have to admit to being very bored of the edging and being very anxious to start up on the body. That being said, this is probably one of the easiest shawls I have done. SO easy to memorize. I don’t think I looked at the pattern after a single repeat of any of the areas. Very quick and easy to do. And my favorite part? The dreaded edging that I hated to knit up, of course!

Wast Side Shawl - FINISHED

I would highly recommend this pattern… as highly as I recommend Wollmeise in fact, and you all know how highly that praise comes.

Wast Side Shawl - FINISHED

Pattern – Wast Side Shawl by Gudrun Johnson (rav link | project link)
Yarn – Wollmeise 100% Merino Superwash in We’re Different Turkis (rav link | store I used)
Needle – US6 (4mm)
Cast on – February 22, 2010
Cast off – March 27, 2010
Modifications – None

I also have lots and lots of WIPs right now. Some test knits and some fun knits, and I can’t wait to get it all done! 🙂 One of them is another Wollmeise shawl – this time in a variegated colorway, Mon Cheri. Isn’t it pretty?

Arabella shawl - WIP

I can’t wait to block this one out as it will look a billion times more lovely blocked out than it does scrunched up, I’m sure. 🙂


11 responses to “More Wollmeise Love

  1. Tasha 03.30.2010 at 6:16 pm

    That is absolutely gorgeous. Both of them are, actually. I keep hanging on to my WM because I’m scared to use it up. Time to break it out I think!

  2. Alexandra 03.30.2010 at 6:55 pm

    Beautiful shawl! It looks lovely on you! The color is indeed amazing 🙂

  3. Sri 03.30.2010 at 9:42 pm

    I agree with you on the color that pops = wollmeise. There’s nothing like it!

  4. Linda 03.31.2010 at 9:45 am

    What a beauty. I love the colour. I have never tried that yarn, maybe I sghould?!

  5. pdxknitterati 04.01.2010 at 3:07 am

    Oh, that color and pattern look so great together! Beautiful knitting.

  6. Julia 04.01.2010 at 6:39 am

    The edging is definitely worth the work!

  7. shortly24 04.01.2010 at 4:06 pm

    Oh yum! Love the FO and looking forward to seeing the other complete too.

  8. Susan 04.04.2010 at 10:32 pm

    They are both gorgeous colors!

  9. tangletale 04.06.2010 at 10:01 pm

    Beautiful- love the edging.

  10. Jackie 04.09.2010 at 8:53 pm

    Your Wast Side Shawl is stunning! The color is wonderful for you. I’ve loaded the pattern in my Rav queue.

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