They say that a picture's worth a thousand words.... well, how's about 8 pictures?
Although the nupps aren't quite perfect; I could have used a blocking wire but none was handy; the light outside was poor, and it was raining a bit as the goats looked on; it is my first ever completed lace shawl...... and I love it.
Swallowtail - pattern by Evelyn Clark - as seen in Interweave Knits.
Paprika Lace Weight Alpaca - by Dicentra Designs
And to think it all began here.... with this lovely gift from Lisa (the hand dyeing artist). You can get your own Paprika Lace Weight Alpaca. Colors will vary slightly in each batch- from a light golden to a deep rust. thank you, Lisa, for the inspiration :-)