Monica: I decided I wanted to knit stoles to give to my aunt and my aunt’s sister who both live in the Philippines. When I saw them in June they would pull out fabric scarves from their purses when the air conditioning got too cold. My aunt and uncle are heading there in October so I thought I could finish 2 before they left. I dug through the stash and found a few skeins of tencel yarn which was perfect because they do not need wool stoles in the Philippines. No matter how cold the air conditioning is. A few weeks ago I cast on and feverishly knit and knit until I finished one. It helped that I was on vacation for a week and I had some time on the plane to work on it.
Isn’t it the prettiest lace pattern? The minute I finished it I searched for another pattern because although I liked this pattern I didn’t think I could knit another one immediately after.
The body of the scarf is made up of 2 rows and you had to knit it for 30 inches. Which was a large test of patience for me as I found it a little tedious and wanted to get to the exciting part.
But it’s really a beautiful pattern. I highly recommend both of them. And every photo shoot ends with Buddy doing this.
It’s his “please please please let me go inside before Mom makes me model the stoles” photo.