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Project

Accola

Project Description

What are you most proud of? I have to admit that I just about gave up and quit, but with Laura's encouragment I kept trying and practicing and, well as you can see I finished the project and I am so glad that I did. I could not have done it without Laura's help. If I can do this project, anyone can! What advice would you give someone starting this project? Practice the center panel several times before starting. For me it went from work to fun! So much fun that I've actually started another Accola! I love this shawl, so beautiful. So, practice alot before starting, I know we all can't wait to start the actual project, but practicing the center panel several times before starting would be the best advice I can give. I had to do it probably 6 times before I got the courage to begin, but it was well worth it. I did not want to make a mistake in the center panel. You can do this!

What you will need

  • Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock Color 809 Midway 80% Superwash Merino Wool 20% Nylong

Q&A with Victoria H

Andrea7 asked:
This is really a very beautiful Accola-shawl! It looks very nice and perfect, like knitted by a professional! Congratulations ! I am about to start mine, after practicing the center panel with several bead-variations a couple times.
Victoria H answered:
Thank you!
rebeccawj635045 asked:
The workmanship and yarn are absolutely beautiful. You did an amazing job. I am about to begin this pattern and this picture is an inspiration. What yarn did you use?
Victoria H answered:
Lorna's Lace Shepherds Sock, the color is Midway, it's actually the exact yarn that Laura used for the small Accola.
CCaarrooll asked:
Wow! It looks great on you! Nice drape to the shawl.
Victoria H answered:
Yes, it is lovely yarn, I would use it again.

Skill Level

Advanced