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Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Retro / Vintage, Romantic, Traditional, Casual, Classic
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What was your source for this knitting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Finchley Road Shawl

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What materials did you use? Valley Yarns Sheffield (70% Merino/15% Silk/15% Angora); 50 gr/120 yds. Color: Lake (#04). 8 balls. Needles: US #7 (4.5mm) or size needed to achieve gauge; US #6 (4mm) needles. Notions: 4 st markers, cable needle, tapestry needle for weaving in ends.

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What are you most proud of? My two-year old has appropriated this as her blankie. She has pretty high standards for what she'll cuddle up with so I think I did something right.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be comfortable with cables; the pattern isn't all that complicated but there are a LOT of cables. And you'll want a long cable needle as you'll end up with a lot of stitches.

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They look lovely!

02/05/2015 Flag