Pure Joy

I love the moment when I can finally reveal my secret knitting.

For the past month I have had a project in the works that I was unable to share because *surprise!* it was for my sister. 

You see, my sister is getting married next month and though she did not request a wedding shawl I could not let the occasion pass without some form of knitted acknowledgement.

Yesterday was her bridal shower, so it finally got the big unveiling. Pasha gave her a photo collage of them to go with it, which I think might have won the award for favorite gift. I'd be mad, but how can you compete with adorable baby? Especially one who tried so cleverly to sabotage my progress.

This was knit out of Life in the Long Grass Fingering in Coastal and Spun Right Round Superwash Sock in Float on By. I'm proud to say this was my first stash acquisition of 2017. You might remember that I am only buying yarn in person this year rather than online, which meant that I got to have a ton of fun in Warm N Fuzzy playing with all of the yarn trying to find the right color combo. These are an interpretation of her wedding colors rather than a literal representation.

Overall I really enjoyed this project. It was a lot of fun, the short rows kept things interesting, and the super long rows did not tire me out too much. At least not until the last wedge.

Oh, right, you might want to know the pattern name. This is Pure Joy by Joji Locatelli, chosen because her middle name is Joy. The more you know.