FO: Gorgeous Girasole

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It took me awhile to grab pictures and get this posted, but I am happy to report that I was able to finish Girasole within 24 hours of was 24 hours AFTER Christmas but that's OK, it is being loved all the same. 192A4777  192A4750 192A4728  192A4711 I ended up using 6 skeins of Madelinetosh Pashmina Worsted to make this but I did make a few modifications:
  • Charts A-D were followed as instructed
  • Chart E was repeated 2 times instead of 3 times
  • Chart F was repeated as instructed
  • Chart G was repeated just once instead of twice.
192A4767  192A4754 192A4724 One of my favorite things about this pattern/yarn combo is that the yarn is incredibly soft and lightweight so it sort of molds to your body - but don't let that fool you because it's still incredibly warm and cozy. This is top 5 favorite knit and I would definitely spend time making this again!

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  • melissajplum: September 26, 2016


  • got2focus: September 26, 2016

    Gorgeous indeed!

  • Cheryl: September 26, 2016

    Turned out awesome!!

  • maiknits2: September 26, 2016

    An heirloom piece….beautiful! You’ve got so much talent and patience.

  • Betsy: September 26, 2016

    Stunning. I would love to make this someday. ’A little more knitting experience needed first, though. So, so pretty in that color way!

  • tanis: September 26, 2016

    Stunning. I knit a Girasole for a friend as a wedding gift a few years ago and have been wanting to knit another for myself… seeing yours is putting me over the edge, it’s so beautiful in those hand dyed tones!

  • Karen Sofie: September 26, 2016

    This is SO gorgeous!

  • stylencritics: September 26, 2016


  • Jill: September 26, 2016

    Goregous it is!! On my “knit wish list” for some future day

  • artisticsharon: September 26, 2016

    This is beautiful!

  • saskia: September 26, 2016

    Lovely! And nice colorway too!

  • wishfulthinking: September 26, 2016

    Absolutely beautiful. I knit but would never take on a project like this. You have done a spectacular job!!!

  • Donna: September 26, 2016


  • crochetgal: September 26, 2016

    That is gorgeous!! I crochet mainly so I’m jealous of you knitters who push out beautiful projects like this!! Great job!!

  • knitmidleton: September 26, 2016

    Absolutely beautiful

  • knittingmydayaway: September 26, 2016

    It looks beautiful and the photos are gorgeous!

  • krstanley: September 26, 2016

    Yes! This is well water.. A new favorite, its a beautiful dye.

  • ebam: September 26, 2016

    I was thinking of using this same yarn for a wrap for my mother-in-law to use to keep warm during her chemotherapy. This color is right in her palate- is this the “well water” option?

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