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The Pi Was Almost Square 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 Classic, Romantic
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What materials did you use? La Lana Handspun Silk Color: Sandstone

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What are you most proud of? I made an obstacle work. The yarn was entirely handspun. You can see where the spinner may have dipped into the tequila a bit too much resulting in thicker sections. Rather than rip the entire thing apart, I continued to see how it would turn out. Only another knitter would know. I may cover up these sections with freeform flowers someday. Also, I used the most basic crochet skills I possess to create an edging and it looks pretty good, IMHO.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? If the thought of an entire lace shawl seems scary, try something simpler. I'm ready to tackle much more complicated lace patterns in shawl knitting now with the knowledge learned from this project.

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Love it, as well as the color, Great

04/30/2012 Flag