The expansive Meseta Central covers a large area of Castilla y León in north-western Spain. At a height of 800 m on average, the air on the plain is fresh and the breeze carries the fragrance of millions of wild flowers gracing the landscape stretching into the far horizon, fusing with the sky. They are lining the roads criss-crossing the area, selflessly providing a source of pure visual and olfactory delight.
Sometimes we can fill our soul's need for joy, for happiness and bliss simply by looking at the roadside...
Beads lined up on a transparent thread outline the delicate linen/mohair flower, the center accentuated with a bead in pastel blue. See this Miracle Design Post for the pattern and don't forget to listen to Petite Fleur by Sidney Bechet while you are there!The shawlette is so stretchy and light one can even wear it around one's shoulders during a summer evening, at night, when a fresh breeze awakens and the hot temperatures of the day subside.
The pattern looks and in fact is identical on both sides, which is nice if you wish to turn this shawlette into a larger shawl or wrap - reversible patterns that don't have the smell of effort are invaluable!
Links and tips for your textile crafts: this Helpful Tips Link might interest you (scroll to bottom of post).