WIP Wednesday – Elise Shawl

IMG_4135I have to thank my dear friend Tina of Peacefully Knitting for inspiring this week’s work-in-progress.  She shared a post on the Elise Shawl by Crochet in Coloron facebook and I feel instantly, head-over-heels, in love with this crochet pattern.   It is a quick and simple crocheted shawl with absolutely stunning results.

The yarn I’ve chosen to use is Debbie Bliss Party Angel in color 15505, which is a laceweight, because the deep merlot color is exactly what I was looking for.  And hey, a little sparkle never hurts either. :-D  Instead of the 5.5mm hook recommended, I’ve moved down to a 5mm crochet hook and am quite happy with how the fabric of the shawl is working up.

It has been a while since I’ve picked up a crochet hook so it is a very fun and satisfying project to work on and is the absolute perfect project for a storm day.  I’m looking forward to pouring a nice cup of tea, snuggling up in a quilt by the fire, and working some more on it this afternoon.

Stay cozy all!

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