Friday, September 29, 2006

The Definitive Hiawatha

Song of Hiawatha Lace Stole
pattern by Hazel Carter
Blackberry Ridge silk/wool laceweight, in cream
size 3 needles
final measurements: about 90" x 25"

It is elegant.

Hiawatha modeled


It is drapey.

Hiawatha on recliner


It is huge.

Hiawatha is thiiiis big
(It's folded in half, and my arms are fully extended above my head.)


Grr. Argh.

Hiawatha-Vampire

24 Comments:

Blogger Pumpkinmama said...

Very beautiful!

9/29/2006 3:17 PM  
Blogger Becki said...

In the last picture, you could be the super-elegant version of the V for Vendetta guy. :)

Lovely knitting, and you got it done so fast! I really like how the different lace patterns work together.

9/29/2006 3:18 PM  
Anonymous alice said...

It's beautiful! Lovely work. :)

9/29/2006 3:21 PM  
Blogger Dave said...

It is incredible -- well done!!

9/29/2006 4:07 PM  
Blogger LaurieM said...

Wow! I mean, just, wow.


That's a lot of shawl! And beautiful! I'm like... wow!

9/29/2006 4:10 PM  
Blogger Robin said...

The shawl turned out so lovely! It is long, but oh so beautiful!

9/29/2006 4:39 PM  
Blogger Joan said...

And it is VERY lovely. That's a lot of work too. What a great job.

9/29/2006 5:29 PM  
Anonymous Maia said...

Very elegant and very wow!

9/29/2006 6:12 PM  
Anonymous Nancy J said...

And, it's gorgeous!

9/29/2006 8:34 PM  
Anonymous Rachel said...

Fantastic job. That is a shawl to pass down to your great grandchildren. It is simply amazing.

9/29/2006 9:01 PM  
Blogger DeeAnn said...

Congrats Rebekkah! It's gorgeous - and all that fiddling was definitely worth it :)

Great photo shoot too.

9/29/2006 10:24 PM  
Blogger Sonya said...

An epic knitting project! It's really beautiful.

9/30/2006 6:03 AM  
Blogger aija said...

Very beautiful! The drape is wonderful.

10/01/2006 3:39 AM  
Blogger Theresa said...

It's stunning - all the more space to showcase how gorgeous the lace is, right?

10/02/2006 5:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow (said w. mouth still wide open :) - you do such gorgeous knitting. Terry

10/03/2006 8:49 AM  
Anonymous sonja poor said...

It is also absolutely beautiful! What an accomplishment. You will look and feel great in it.

10/03/2006 9:15 AM  
Blogger Nancy said...

Stunning!

10/06/2006 6:53 PM  
Blogger Dallas Schulze said...

Gorgeous!

10/06/2006 11:50 PM  
Anonymous Anni said...

Wow - beautiful!

10/07/2006 3:42 AM  
Blogger Rose said...

You have created a wonderful work of art. I could only hope to one day knit so well. Congratulations!

10/09/2006 9:07 AM  
Anonymous Cookie said...

Wow, that is gorgeous! It looks delicate and lacy and cozy all at the same time. That will make a wonderful heirloom.

10/09/2006 3:54 PM  
Blogger Theresa said...

Wow!!!

10/15/2006 7:36 AM  
Blogger RheLynn said...

Such a gorgeous wondrous job of knitting you have done! IT is so intricate and added to the size of it -- WOW WOW!

10/17/2006 7:06 PM  
Blogger eater of babies said...

somehow i completely missed this post. fantastic job on your hiawatha! it looks great! doesn't it feel good to be finished? :)

10/20/2006 9:18 PM  

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