Wednesday, June 10, 2009
"Mabel is so clever to pack light. Why should one wear a different frock each evening? We're not in a fashion parade." Constance, Countess of Trentham played to perfection by Maggie Smith
Knitting continues on the cloud gray triangle. Although I don't recall any shawls in "Gosford Park", I may be beginning to associate this knit with the movie as I have been listening to the soundtrack a lot while I knit.
Does that happen to you? Do you ever associate music, movies, or places with your handwork?
I know Mary has been lately.
Regardless I've had loads of fun remembering Maggie Smith's character. I think she's rather perfect at anything she plays. In fact if it's knitwear you want to see on Maggie, you might be better off with "Keeping Mum". She has some great dialogue in both.
With 70% alpaca, this shawl (if big enough) should be both lightweight and warm; warm enough should it prove "positively glacier in here" as it was for Maggie.
and another great line:
"Difficult color, green."
Posted by stringplay at 9:00 AM