Thanksgiving Day was lovely here; lots of blue skies after days of rain and unseasonably warm temperatures. A perfect day to visit the beach and do some knitting project photography!
This is the Fishbone Lace cowl from Sheryl Thies’s book, Ocean Breezes.
Knitted from a skein of my corriedale handspun in a colorway called, appropriately, Briny Blue Sea. There was only around 190 yards in the skein and I had been looking for a smallish project to use it in. This was perfect. It is an easy lace project, knit on size 8 needles. As long as you can work a yarn-over and pass a slipped stitch over, you can make this cowl.
The problem was in photographing it. It is very difficult to properly photograph a small, flat object. After draping it over the dune grass, we tried it on driftwood:
We draped it over the jetty rocks:
I thought the seafoamed performed particularly well in this photo!
We draped it over a different piece of driftwood:
Finally, we draped it over me:
This gives you a little of the effect of the inside stitches against the outside, as it is folded over like a loose turtleneck.
Finally, when we were wrapping up, I couldn’t resist get a shot with the foam of the waves. Of course, I had to wash the doggoned thing all over to get the sand off it, but loved the way the shot turned out!