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Friday, July 13, 2007

the bee has spread her wings

the bee having a spa treatment shampoo and conditioning.

the bee pinned out in all her glory. be prepared with plenty of pins on hand.

the art shot.
thanks anne, for giving me the pure pleasure of test knitting the bee. thanks anne, for dyeing such a lovely honey bee yarn :-)

now on the needles, wooly wonka fibers lily of the valley smoke ring. this will go in the christmas prezzie box for my basket teacher karol. starting the bottom edge. next will be the global encompassing ms3.


Anonymous anmiryam said...

Truly lovely! I love the points. Can I get on your Christmas list?

11:44 AM  
Blogger Romi said...

That is absolutely gorgeous! Anne, Anne and you make a great team. :)

11:54 AM  
Anonymous Kerry said...

This one goes to the top of the lace list. Just gorgeous! Perfect color for it, too.

12:16 PM  
Blogger Carole Knits said...

It's gorgeous - but I knew it would be. You, Anne and Anne make a great team.

12:18 PM  
Blogger Marina said...

Fabulous! Love the colour.

12:19 PM  
Blogger Pumpkinmama said...

You inspired me to haiku:

Bee, glorious Bee
How many knitters want thee?
I for one, sure do.

12:33 PM  
Anonymous Lisa S said...

Ahhhh...SO pretty, Vanessa. Anne's designs are just gorgeous and how smart of her to have Flame Fingers do the test knitting! I am sure that this will be another big hit for Anne. Your work, as always is magnificent.

1:13 PM  
Blogger Rachel said...

Wow, that is absolutely gorgeous! I can't wait to try knitting it myself!!!

3:13 PM  
Anonymous marti said...

that is absolutely stunning!

3:30 PM  
Blogger Ann said...

That is beautiful!

5:38 PM  
Blogger annmarie said...

What a lovely, lovely job, Vanessa! This one is a must-have. :)

9:58 PM  
Blogger Michelle B said...

Oh Vanessa - that is amazing. I'm awaiting the kit's release. Please bring it to Rhinebeck.

10:24 PM  
Blogger Barb said...

That's a honey of a shawl! I just went and put in my order for the pattern, now to wrap up some projects so I get to humming on this.

1:15 AM  
Blogger Melanie said...

Oooh, I just love the shawl! Fabulous knitting, fabulous design and yarn colour.

I love those little nupps in the smoke ring.

11:59 AM  
Anonymous Anni said...

The name, the color, the knitting - so perfect and so beautiful.

1:35 PM  
Blogger cindy said...

I really like the bee motif.........the blocked shawl is stunning. Will you be the lucky owner of the shawl?

4:34 PM  
Blogger cyndy said...

really, really, really pretty!

A Collaboration Sensation!

(hey, it inspired me to rhyme!)

6:01 PM  
Anonymous Kelly said...

The bee shawl is gorgeous!

9:26 AM  
Anonymous Beth S. said...

I've ordered my kit in the same colorway as yours. :-) I absolutely love it--especially the top edging; what an elegant touch!

11:44 AM  
Anonymous Laurie said...

Beautiful job, as usual, V. Great collaboration!

10:14 PM  
Blogger PJ said...

I am TOTALLY enjoying BEE! There is something getting the bees. Go to beewayhoney(dot) com and you can see what I mean!
I love the color as well!

10:30 PM  
Blogger Cheryl said...

It's so gorgeous! Well done, as usual!

4:33 PM  
Blogger May said...

Wow, gorgeous bee shawl, Vanessa! The design and the color of the yarn are just perfect for each other. You are going to get compliments from perfect strangers with this one.

12:08 AM  
Blogger Laurie said...

I don't want your Christmas list, I want your hands!

5:52 AM  
Blogger Margaret said...

Came over from knitspot to see your Bee, and it's lovely! Must have been a fun knit too seeing the litle bees growing out of the lace.

9:27 AM  
Anonymous Cara said...

Oh Jeez - that's amazing! Absolutely MAGNIFICENT!

8:49 AM  
Blogger Madame Purl said...

So beautiful. I totally can't wait for my kit to get here. I ordered that color too... I'll be attacking the mailman till it does.

12:10 AM  
Blogger Kim said...

how beautiful!

9:42 AM  
Anonymous elizabeth said...

That is beautiful. I'm putting that pattern in my queue right now!

10:33 AM  

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