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Skywalker Shawl

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Knit This: Mastering Lace Shawls taught by Laura Nelkin

Learn to knit two beautiful lace shawls with Laura Nelkin as she sends you on a lace journey that is out of this world!

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Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Retro / Vintage, Eco-Friendly, Classic, Romantic
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What materials did you use? I am using Wendy "Happy" 4ply. Its a lovely soft silky yarn made of 75% Bamboo and 25% nylon. Colour calls itself Virgo, I am more inclined to call it raspberry ripple!! Easy to work with but does have a slight tendency to split when undone too often!!

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What are you most proud of? Sticking with it and undoing it several times until I got it right!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be patient with yourself, you learn as much by undoing as by doing! I think that it would make it harder if any yarn thinner than our English 4ply was used.

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Your shawl is beautiful! Thanks for including complete information about the yarn; it is pretty enough that I'm going to look for it.

09/19/2012 Flag

Thanks CCaarrooll for your lovely comment. its not only pretty but feels warm and silky too. it also has the benefit of being machine washable!

09/19/2012 Flag

Hi CCaarrooll, Its fabulously soft but can split sometimes, especially when undoing and re-doing!!

07/26/2013 Flag