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Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Casual
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What was your source for this knitting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Holden Shawlette

waningestrogen on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Bamboo & Ewe Sock Yarn, from Jo-Ann Sensations Fingering / 4 ply Bamboo, Wool, Nylon 262 yards, two skeins

waningestrogen on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? Certainly not my blocking skills . . .

waningestrogen on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? USE your lifeline, and keep moving it up! See second photo. Markers are helpful, however, using the written pattern, I only marked the center stitch and the lace repeat sections on either side that added k1s before and after. The picot bind-off is attractive and a nice touch, but be aware it uses a crapton of yarn. I had something like 12 stitches left to bind off and came up about a yard short. :(

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:) I'm glad you found a solution to the yarn shortage- your shawl is beautiful! (Is a crapton metric? :) Thanks for sharing your shawl and your story!

09/19/2011 Flag

I think the metric version is crappe tonne, but that might be wrong.

09/20/2011 Flag