It's a Wrap!
|My Colour Play Wrap was finished... time to take some photos!|
|I think this will do....The St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London!|
Isn't this an amazing place!
See that tower on the far left?
|There is a spectacular 5 floor staircase - hmmm.....this might be the place!|
|Here I go....photography was a bit tricky with all of the light coming through those windows!|
and the bright light fixtures!
|Up, up, up I went....|
|It was a bit scary at times....trying to balance and hold onto my lusciously soft wrap!|
|But I made it to the top! Isn't this ceiling just too much for words?|
(I'm running out of adjectives here!)
See the woman spinning - there in the dome! far left!
|The St Pancras station and hotel building were scheduled for demolition. |
When Sir John Betjeman, a poet and railway lover heard of these plans,
he led the campaign to save the building and it was given a Grade 1 listed building
designation in 1967.
The St. Pancras rail station is where you catch the Eurostar....and this
fabulous renovated station adjoins the hotel.
Sr. John Betjeman is acknowledged by a statue
- he seems to be looking up in awe at the new station building.
|I thought he looked a little cold this morning!|
|I love this shawl!|
Pattern: Color Play Mohair Wrap by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas
Yarn: Kidsilk Haze Stripe by Rowan Yarns
Churchmouse's Bird of Paradise Colourway - shades 356-360-205-357
Yarn Purchased at The Needle Emporium, Ancaster, Ontario
Next blog post? Photos from the Kaffe Fassett exhibit at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London!
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