We have a winner from November's No-Purl Contest! Nancy McCarroll! Congratulations! Nancy has won 3 patterns of her choice from Rose Beck at Rosy Posy Designs.
Nature NotesIt is cold here (22 degrees F.) The deer are moving through the woods.
Shawls mentioned in this segment are Pi Shawl by Elizabeth Zimmermann, Stonington Shawl by Elizabeth Zimmermann, and a pattern from Knitting World Magazine, Oak Leaf and Acorn Shawl by Linda Carlson.
Susan is the model for the shawl photos.
|Susan models The Swallowtail. Point over the shoulder. Tied loosely.
|Ishbel with point of shawl in front and tails wrapped around back and to the front.
|When shawls have long tails, you can tie a loose knot in the front.
|Brandywine Shawl with point on the side and secured with a shawl pin.
|Small shawls and scarves hanging in my closet.
|Wool from Quince & Co!
Quince & Co produces yarn from U.S. raised sheep. The wool is spun in an historic mill. There is currently only one retail store, Knitwit in Portland ME.
Enter the Quince and Co. Knitting Pipeline giveaway by leaving a comment here! The prize is a scarf pattern from their site (your choice) and the wool to make the scarf! The winner will be announced on December 17th, 2010. Please leave an email, Ravelry ID, or blog name where I can reach you.
|The music is from this album from Magnatune. The tune is a collection of traditional carols: Sans Day Carol, Sussex Carol, and Deck the Halls. Performed by James Edwards.
All Performances are sold out.
In fact, it is time for me to start thinking about getting ready for tonight's performance!