There is something absolutely satisfying about weaving in those final ends, then to only pick up a new skein, new set of needles and cast on something brand new. I know I am by far not the first to say this, and I know many knitters would agree. However, there is no avoiding that phrase every single time it occurs.
Yesterday was no different… Last night was not a night I wanted to be knitting fine gauge and impulsively decided to cast on that next DK weight project. I have a unique (well what I think is unique) problem where im hoarding patterns; while my yarn stash has been satisfyingly cleaned out over the last few months. And last night the stars aligned between my yarn stash and my overly large pattern collection. Welcome Ural Shawl! The pattern is by Whitney Hayward and is stunning in its simplicity. While the sample was knitted in natural colors, I have opted to go for a slightly brighter, warmer palette with a grey as my base and accented with muted maroons and pinks. I am already into the first slipped stitch pattern and I am finding it a quick knit which is exactly what i needed right now. See below for a quick my yarn details….
Pattern:Ural Shawl by Whitney Hayward
Be sure to check back soon for my write-up on the finished object and follow insta (@rubyandanainstitches) to see progress photos….