What are you most proud of? Follwing the instruction and this easy basic pattern I got exiting and surprising result, This hippie look isn't my style. I'm considering giving it away as a birthday giftt. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just go for it,. Find some nice thin yarn, make a few swatches with various size needles until you get the gauge and follow Kristin's instructions. The revelation comes when blocking. This is a great course and Kristin designed a basic shawl patternwith simple details, which can be used and varied in different future shawls and various yarns. But the kid mohair for Jasmine Shawl is the prettiest, so I asked Santa to bring some for Christmas.