I wanted to thank you all for your comments on my "Frost Flower" post. I was "under the weather", or "out for the count" over the weekend, flu like symptoms, but I'm O.K. again. I usually respond to your comments individually, but was not able to do so this time.
Saturday, March 14th, was Pi-Day! I'm no math-nerd, but thanks to Elizabeth Zimmermann, I'm familiar with a very practical use for Pi - her Pi-shawl.
I wanted to knit this shawl for quite some time now, and during some "in between projects" time, while I was looking through my stash, this left over (from my Queen Anne's shawl ) yarn cake fell into my hands. I love this colorway so much, and was delighted to see it's natural occurrence in Kathy's picture:
picture used with permission
Since this was just left over yarn, not a full skein, I knew it would not really make a shawl, but I wanted it to be a center piece for our dining room table anyways. It turned out exactly the way I wanted it, that's to say, I'm very pleased with it. Since this was a small project, I think I'll knit the pi-shawl again in the future. There are many variations out there, but I like the simplicity of it. I did my usual crochet bind off for the border. It's easy and I like it.
pattern: by Elizabeth Zimmermann
yarn: Evilla Artyarn 8/2, color A-8
needle: 4mm circular, DP at first
size after blocking: 28" in diameter (blocking it into a circle was really hard, and I didn't do a good job, it's a little oblong)
start-finish: February 21 - 24