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Red Tockatoo Dreambird Shawl
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Apr 3, 2013 21:03:58   #
AlderRose (a regular here)
Lafemmefran wrote:
Beautiful dream bird shawl. Precious precious photos of beautiful shawl and granddaughter.

Are you able to share the pattern source?

You can find the pattern on Ravelry. It is written a bit differently than what I was used to, but it was well worth the time and effort of learning something new. All four of my Granddaughters would agree with me.
Apr 3, 2013 21:19:41   #
What a great looking girl and very pretty shawl!
Apr 3, 2013 21:28:00   #
What a sweetheart and your shawl is so pretty.
Apr 3, 2013 21:29:41   #
kimmyz (a regular here)
What a doll. Nice shawl too!
Apr 3, 2013 21:30:38   #
Both really beautiful , your little Grand-daughter looks perfect in your amazing Shawl.
Apr 3, 2013 22:16:58   #
edithann (a regular here)
Your granddaughter is lovely and so is your shawl. Love the colors and the design is so unique. Great job knitting!
Edie (EdithAnn) :thumbup:
Apr 3, 2013 22:24:06   #
Awww.....our little sweetie model again...She does the shawl proud...I love her boots...
Apr 3, 2013 22:31:36   #
Lafemmefran wrote:
Beautiful dream bird shawl. Precious precious photos of beautiful shawl and granddaughter.

Are you able to share the pattern source?

You can get the pattern on Ravelry.
Apr 3, 2013 22:33:28   #
Pacific Rose, the mini Dreambird turned out perfectly. Your darling little model is very pleased with it! :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
Apr 3, 2013 22:34:32   #
Gorgeous shawl and model! :thumbup:
Apr 3, 2013 22:37:01   #
Oh my goodness! She is so cute, and it makes me laugh that she is a talker. My oldest daughter was just like that.

Beautiful work. She looks like she truly loves it.
Apr 3, 2013 22:48:54   #
AlderRose (a regular here)
nanciann wrote:
Awww.....our little sweetie model again...She does the shawl proud...I love her boots...

Her momma used tape and paint on a pair of black boots and those are what she came up with. It took some major talking to convince the little tyke that she didn't have to keep wiping the dirt off her boots, that they are supposed to get dirty. Imagine boots NOT getting dirty on the farm.
Apr 3, 2013 23:05:14   #
Naneast (a regular here)
She is so cute! Lovely shawl.
Apr 4, 2013 05:41:44   #
Beautiful wee girl,very pretty shawl. :thumbup: :lol:
Apr 4, 2013 05:57:06   #
The shawl is wonderful but do you have the pattern for the little gal??? I would love that one!! Darling.
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