This project was developed as quick knit comfort shawl for a friend's mother who was going into hospice. I've recommended it for the Purple Stitch Project because it's quick, easy, cute and comforting.
not critical, but I got 14 stitches and 17 rows per 4 inches in pattern.
The knitter behind the website http://knitting.about.com, Sarah E. White also blogs about crafting with and for kids, creative projects and more at http://sarahewhite.com, where she shares her eternal quest for the perfect playdough recipe. She's trying to be a better sewer and crocheter, too.