Sunday, March 10, 2013

I can sing a rainbow.....

Do you remember the children's little song Sing a Rainbow? That went through my mind as I put the last stitches in my rainbow shawl last Thursday.

I used two skeins of Scheepjes Invicta Colour sock yarn. The hook 4.5cm gives it a very lacy feel. It was so much fun to make this half granny shawl and watch which color came out of the skein next. I had fallen in love with the many shawls I have seen online using Noro sock yarn but decided on the Scheepjes seeing that it was really pretty yarn for half the price of the Noro yarn.

Friday, I wore it and was really surprised at how warm it kept me. I know it will be worn often as it matches any color I wear. I am really thrilled with my new shawl.

"Red and yellow and pink and green, purple and orange and blue,
I can sing a rainbow, sing a rainbow, sing a rainbow too."



  1. Your shawl is so pretty Heidi and will keep you nice and warm.


  2. Congratulations on your finish - it's a happy looking one! I really love your shawl pin too!

  3. Your shawl is very beautiful! I know you will enjoy wearing it. Also, happy belated birthday!!!

  4. Heartful congratulations, dear Heidi, it's GORGEOUS and so colorfull! You did a great job ;>) I love it very much and the yarn is beautiful. Is there a Web site, where I can order it online ??

    In friendship,

  5. Die is mooi geworden! En leuk dat ie al goed gebruikt wordt.
    Met die mooie speld blijft ie meteen goed op je schouders hangen.
    Great job!
    Groetjes Sonja

  6. I confess, I've never heard of that song. Your shawl is lovely, and the sock yarn does add a daintiness to it. Had you seen that idea somewhere, or did you come up with it yourself?

  7. Heidi, your shawl is just lovely and looks so snuggly too. It's certainly one to wear with pride. Sue x

  8. That lady sure comes in handy to model your work. Mandie is happy she gave up her cowl, LOL. Love the shawl, I feel like I was there with you as you were making it. We chatted on Skype as we worked on our projects. We can share stitching time, but not tea and cookies.
    Now, on to the next project.... wonder if you found the pattern you were looking for? I am starting the first sleeve for your sweater now.
    Love you, Mom

  9. very pretty and cosy!!!!
    love your shawl,heidi.
    have a nice day,
    love and hugs regina

  10. Very, very pretty shawl! I love the pin too.

  11. LOOOOOVE ! *Ü*
    Sorry to bother you with my question, dear Heidi : got any idea where I could order this Scheepjes Invicta coulours yarn ONLINE ????

    THANKS, my friend !


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