But not this raspberry shawl/throw! It took a year of on and off knitting but it's done. For those of you who knit and want to do a fast project (I know, a year isn't fast but
Cast on 60
Row 1: knit, pearl, knit, pearl, to the end of the row
Row 2: knit
Repeat rows 1 and 2 until desired length - this one is about 60"
It took a little over two skeins of yarn (I can't find the label but any silky cotton will do).
In other news, I'm working on a couple of book reviews that I want to post here - if you have any suggestions please let me know. Then last night I was asked if I would like to review a new book on knitting. Even though I advised them that I'm not an expert, they said that was fine as the book is for all levels. So I'll be doing that review soon too.
To top off today's post, and most importantly, here is a FB link about a Borlaug family member of whom we are extremely proud: Norman Borlaug. Most people don't know who he is, but he is credited with saving millions of lives through his work, and in 1970 he won the Nobel Peace Prize. Much of his work in developing disease resistent, high yield wheat varieties was done just miles away from Mexico City in Toluca, Estado de Mexico. There are many websites about his life and work, including this one. Thanks to my cousin David Borlaug for starting the ball rolling on the topic of Norman Borlaug today. Inspiration is all around us!