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Ishkabibble!

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Sierra in Villa de Leyva on a sunny Sunday morning, wearing the Ishbel I made her as a birthday/hostess gift.

“Ishkabibble” is my grandfather’s sometime nickname for my sister, after a comedian/musician from the 1940s. There are well over 10,000 Ishbels on Ravelry, so I thought I would call this one something different.

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Limonada de coco. OH. MY. GOODNESS. We can die happy. (This was in Cartagena, not Villa de Leyva. I had to sneak Kate in here somehow.)

Now for more pictures of a pretty shawl (perfect marriage of yarn and pattern!) on a very pretty lady…

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I used Jill Draper Makes Stuff Splendor Sock, which is THE yarn that is making me sad to be going 100% vegan (i.e., not buying any more wool. If you’d like to know why I’ve made this decision, listen to this podcast.)

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(Ravelry project link.)

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This is one of my favorite photos. She’s got a secret and wouldn’t you like to know it. Hee!

1 Comment to Ishkabibble!

  1. Kate's Gravatar Kate
    March 9, 2012 at 2:42 pm | Permalink

    I have always spelled it Ishkabibal. Anyway, the shawl looks absolutely beautiful on Sierra!

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