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Skywalker 2-modified

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Modified edging

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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 Traditional, Romantic
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What materials did you use? Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light hand dyes - 100% superwash merino wool. Color: logwood Knitpicks circulars size US 7 (4.5 mm).

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What are you most proud of? I'm most proud of not totally freaking out when I was 1/3 of the way through the edging stitch before I realized that I didn't have enough yarn to finish. Since this was a moderately expensive (for me) skein of hand dyed, I couldn't simply run out to my LYS and buy more yarn. I just put the shawl away for two weeks, then set aside a few hours to rip and redo. No stress. ;)

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This was only my second shawl ever and I learned so much in the class - even some general skills that translated to non-shawl projects. If you are on the fence about taking the class, go for it!

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02/18/2013 Flag

Thanks! The pattern is awesome!

02/24/2013 Flag

well i have a ball of yarn siting waiting to be seen in the world what a great idea. thank you

02/23/2013 Flag

This is such a great stash busting project, I think, because you can modify it pretty easily if you think you might run out of yarn. I had 420 yards of yarn, but I used larger needles thank called for in the pattern, so my yardage didn't go as far. Good luck, on your project!

02/24/2013 Flag