Knitting train arrives at the terminal.

So, eight years ago, give or take a few months, I learned to knit. The longish version is here. Basically, my sister shamed me into learning to knit because she made my mom a beautiful shawl for Mothers’ Day.

I learned to knit so that I, too, could give my mother a handmade shawl.

And finally, I’ve arrived at that point. May I present: my mother, the Sun Goddess in Training:


No Responses to “Knitting train arrives at the terminal.”

  1. cari Says:

    Beautiful. How did she react when you gave it to her?

  2. Aarlene Says:

    Cool Beans!

  3. janna Says:


  4. Cynthia Says:

    Wow! That shawl is even better than the knitted privacy curtain!

    Seriously, gorgeous work and yarn choice.

  5. Suzy Says:

    I agree, she is a goddess! (I can say this as I have met the wonderful woman who birthed and raised you to be the terrific person you are!

  6. sandy Says:

    Well. That’s enough to make THIS mother just cry! (and that’s a good thing)
    Beautiful picture of a beautiful Mom and a beautiful shawl!

  7. TheAmpuT Says:

    She doesn’t look In Training to me! She looks like she has arrived! And in style!! Great job.

  8. Susan Says:


  9. Alison Says:

    Beautiful! I hope she loved it.

  10. mom Says:

    My dermatologist would cringe at the Sun Goddess designation, but the shawl is truly a work of art. I wore it last night for the first time and got rave reviews!

  11. Cheryl Says:

    That is a beautiful shawl. And a great picture too, I like how I can see the bits of blue sky peeking through the yarnovers. Nice!

  12. Cynthia Says:

    Absolutely beautiful (both the shawl and the model).

  13. Donna Says:

    Absolutely Fabulous!

  14. Kim Says:

    It’s beautiful :o)

  15. Wendy Says:

    I’ve never seen anyone’s back look so happy!

    (secretly hoping that my sons do cool stuff like that for me when they’re grown-up…)

  16. carole Says:

    your sister told me about this– so lovely! both the shawl, and the photo.