Color Affection

August 01, 2012


I am so happy I have an FO to share, 
and it's one I love so much and enjoyed knitting so much.  
Color Affection by Veera.  This girl is a genius!  


The off-white yarn is 80% baby alpaca and 20% silk blend from Silver Spring Alpacas and beautifully soft.  They charcoal and red are Sebastian from Anzula, a 70/30 blend of Merino wool and seacell, also lovely and soft.  As you can see it's just huge giving many options to fling it around your shoulders.  The shawl is constructed using short rows and garter stitch.  According to Ravelry, over 5000 Color Affection shawls have been made.  Amazing.



I'm working on a summer cardigan in white pima cotton,  a winter pullover in Kid Classic and a grey shawl for my granddaughter.  I'm reading Gone Girl, love it, (and yay, I just heard it's going to be a movie) and eating lots of tomatoes, picking flowers for pretty bouquets and expecting house guests tomorrow.  Nice summer so far!  Plus, our weather is gorgeous.

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9 Comments

  1. Everybody is knitting this it seems...it's on my list but not for awhile. Love yours!

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  2. It's been too hot for me to model my color affection (finished last weekend), but hope that changes soon. ...and I'm thinking as I'm reading your post that a lovely FO to model, a good book and fresh tomatoes = HAPPY!

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  3. Hi dear Kristen, Your shawl is amazing yes that is true. And I think It is a very hard and long work.. Ohh I can't do it:))
    It is so nice that your days are going very nice.. I wish you great success for your tomorrow invitation.. But You are always prepare very delicious and very cute things..:))
    Happy summer days..:))

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  4. Your Color Affection is beautiful! Love the size you got! I am blocking mine now. Love your blog! Your garden is one I aspire to have one day!

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  5. Great job! This is one of the newer projects on my to-do list :)

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  6. This is a beautiful shawl, I love how the stripes work out. Perfect size too - you can really wrap up in it! I'm jealous of your tomatoes, mine are not doing very well this year.

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