Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Shawllapalooza: Practical Tactical Brilliance

I'm not going to pretend I'm anything less than OBSESSED with the Broadway musical "Hamilton"; by now it's a cultural hurricane, and I was an early adopter, so right now I'd just like to say

Ev’ryone give it up for America’s favorite fighting Frenchman!
Lafayette Shawl [Rav] by Julie Farmer; knit with 3 skeins of madelinetosh Tosh DK in colorway Spectrum

Let's be honest: I knit this solely for the pattern name...  it was a simple, satisfying knit and I ended up with a great shawl that's practical (tactical brilliance) and ingenuitive (and fluent in French).

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