FO Friday: Elise scarf

Here’s to picking up projects you started last year (and then abandoned because you had two wedding afghans to finish…) and finally finishing them!

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Ta-da!

Elise shawl

I guess this is my first shawl-type scarf, and I never really realized how unwieldy they are to photograph. Not in a nice rectangular shape that you can just drape over a chair back and still see the pattern. Much thanks to my Adirondack chair for filling in. Elise shawl

I can’t wait until cold-weather fall comes around and I can start wearing this beauty!

Elise shawl

That stitch pattern is just so gorgeous.

Elise shawl

Especially that picot edging… (as much as I hate crocheting picots, I can see that it was totally worth it).

Elise shawl

I really need a tripod. Selfies with a DSLR are HARD!

Elise shawl

Much better lighting, but not quite enough hanging room.

Elise shawl

Blocking is key for this project. For example, here’s the shawl all laid out, ready to block.

Elise shawl

And here it is, pinned out. So much more open, you can see the stitch patterns gorgeously, and the picots come to those sharp points (that I just think make it look so delicate and beautiful).

Elise shawl

Project details can be found out on ravelry, as usual!

What have you been crocheting lately?

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