So I finished my dotted rays by Westknits and honestly I want to start another (any excuse not to do anymore beading on the two shawls that I have on needles that require beading!).
It is sooo pretty but unfortunately with my tan it is not soo good on me! And honestly I do not really understand why I get so tan. I take my son to the beach 2-3 times a week for around 5ish hours each time so you may be thinking that is why I get tan, but I apply sooo much sunscreen I am practically white and I apply sunscreen every hour to my kid (since he goes in the water) and he gets tan too (but less than I do since he wears a long sleeved wetsuit top (the water is cold!) and shorts). Anyways while I soooo love the colors I will probably end up selling it, but it is just soooo pretty. The pink and light turquoise with pops of neon yellow and pink! (hugs) Anyways here a pic of me with the shawl!
As you can see I probably need something bright pink or red (not really my colors but they look the best on me :/ ) The colors I used are Hedgehogfibres in Genie, La Bien Aimee in Peche Mignon, and my own hand dyed yarn that was a tester but thought it was just lovely with the two! Now onto some fun facts! We live around 8 minutes to the beach but if you notice we live in the woods! Due to the mild climate we have loads of holly and oak trees and I mean loads. We have holly forests which I believe were kind of a mistake when they farmed the land, they may have left holly scrubs but over time the scrubs turned into forests of holly. I personally am not fond as you cant walk around in the yarn near the edges without stepping on holly leaves (ouch!) but in the winter when half of them (there are male and female holly trees!) have berries they sure are pretty! If you know more about all these coastal holly trees be sure to comment! And should I do another dotted rays? (please say yes!)