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The Sea and the Shawl / Il Mare e lo Scialle

A long awaited week off took me to my beloved Sea, which I had not visited since January... did I miss her? I hadn't realized how much untill I got there and saw her magnificence again... 
Luckily I brought along this wool which I bought some weeks ago: I intended to use it for a friend, but you know what? I decided to keep it for me and make something which reminds me of the Sea. A shawl, of course, whose pattern somehow makes me think about the waves, and the colours, well, they speak for themselves, I believe... I managed to finish the shawl a couple of days before coming back home, so I was able to wear it on some beach walks and take pictures of it. Now I'm back on the mountains and I'm enjoying wearing some warm Autumny colours, but I think this one will look just as fine amid the falling snow this Winter... 
Oh, and in case you're interested, here's the pattern...

Una settimana di vacanza tanto attesa mi ha permesso di rivedere il Mare, da cui ero lontana fin da gennaio... mi mancava? Non mi sono accorta di quanto finché non l'ho rivisto...
Per fortuna mi ero portata dietro questa lana: volevo usarla per un regalo per un'amica, ma sapete una cosa? Ho deciso di tenerla per me e di realizzare qualcosa che mi facesse pensare al Mare. Uno scialle, naturalmente, con una struttura che mi ricorda le onde, e i colori, beh, parlano da soli, credo... sono riuscita a finire lo scialle un paio di giorni prima di rientrare, così l'ho potuto indossare per qualche camminata sulla spiaggia e un po' di foto. Ora sono tornata alle mie montagne e mi sto godendo i colori caldi dell'autunno, anche negli abiti, ma penso che questo scialle farà bella figura anche sotto la neve, quest'inverno...
Oh, e se vi interessa, qui c'è lo schema... 



  1. Gorgeous colors, remembered the sea, and shawl !!!!!!
    Have a lovely day !

  2. Beautiful and gorgeous colors !!!

  3. Beautiful shawl - looks like sea shells.

  4. Adoro lo scialle e anche il mare!Hai scelto colori stupendi!

  5. Incantevole davvero ricorda i colori del mare mi sembra il mio mare ligure!!mi piace molto il modello ne sto iniziando uno anche io ma tuo è davvero bellissimo...brava!!

  6. What an amazing reminder of your seaside holiday - love the rippling waves and tones of the sea
    Ali x

  7. Wonderful!! Perfect colors in memory of the sea :-). Btw, many thanks for your sweet comment, dear! Couldn't answer by e-mail because your address wasn't stated and unfortunately I don't have it anymore due to the new computer. Wishing you all the best for 2016, too! Lots of luck, health and creativity :-)
    Nata xxx


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