Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Shawls Play on their Charm and Versatility

Throw it! Drape it! Wrap it! Tie it! Wear it Loose!

Versatility is unlimited with a thousand ways to wear a shawl. Thus adorned, depending on the hour of the day or your mood, you can be .....

SCANDINAVIAN


PERUVIAN


HUNGARIAN


GREEK


FLEMISH


ANDALUSIAN


All you need is a little something, a detail -- fringe casually thrown over the shoulder or draping gracefully over the hip.

Try it and you will understand why the shawl has stood the test of time from ancient days and is still very much in fashion.

This crocheted and knitted beauties from the 1970's are available in pattern form at www.cemetarian.com

4 comments:

reprise said...

shaws were very in when i was growing up. a classic never goes out of style. :)

Frl. Irene Palfy said...

I love my black shawl - it's so cozy when it is cold. Even my cats love to sleep on it.. It's almost a family member.. :")

Tish Jett said...

How about thrown across the corner of a sofa for a nap?

Very clever post. Lovely blog.

Sandy's Fancy Pants Antiques and Collectibles said...

I love shawls. My mother used them almost daily. A cameo and a shawl always make me think of her. Sandy