My Gerbera!

My Gerbera!

My Gerbera!

August 16, 2016
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I’ve had the most wonderful summer project, which had me join a knit-along, the Organic Summer KAL16 organized by Organic Knitters. You can find beautiful photos of the shawl, Gerbera, a pattern created by Linnea Ornstein, under the hashtag #OrganicSummerKAL16, on Instagram.

Gerbera 1
Gerbera 2
Gerbera 3
Gerbera 4

Gerbera done

I bought two skeins each of the yarn Cheeky Merino Joy from Rosy Green Wool, in the colors Wild mallow and Arctic sea (the chosen yarn) and here you can see the progress of this project, as I started, unravelled, started again, got a bit further, unravelled again and so on… until finally I bought some knitting markers, and was able to get my bearings in the pattern, which was more complicated than I’ve ever knitted before. And given that I have hardly knitted at all in two decades or so, I am very proud and happy about the process and end result!

Quite amazing, isn’t it, that a piece of yarn, knitting needles and two hands can create something as beautiful as this?

 

2 Comments

  1. mary August 17, 2016 05:01

    It is really beautiful, Helena! AND, you are really something!!! Is “tenacious” too strong a word for one such as you who knits something so lovely?!? Although round needles are not my favorite, I’m tempted to send for the pattern. Thanks for sharing–keep ’em coming…

    Reply
    • Helena Roth August 17, 2016 11:34

      <3

      It is a wonderful pattern and the end-result even better, so go for it! And thanks for the love!

      Reply

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