Friday, April 27, 2007

Swallowtail Complete!

My first lace shawl! I used fingering weight wool and did 10 extra repeats of the main chart to make a larger shawl than the pattern calls for.

Thank you to all who posted about solutions to the difficulties of knitting the nupps! I held an extra needle to make the YOs.


6 Comments:

Blogger Rosa said...

Gorgeous result! The color shows off the wonderful pattern. Congrats!

9:53 AM  
Blogger Marjorie said...

That is beautiful. The shawl is on my "I have to knit this one day" list, and I hope that when I do it looks as nice as yours.

2:27 PM  
Blogger SheepsPyjamas said...

Very nice -- what is the yarn? It does show off the pattern very prettily indeed!

3:20 PM  
Blogger Rina said...

Very nice. really gorgeous.

9:37 PM  
Blogger judy said...

pretty pretty!

9:11 PM  
Blogger Patricia said...

The yarn is some "vintage" fingering weight given to me by someone who either had or had a friend who had a yarn shop she was closing (can't remember). Anyway, the label only says "100% wool." No manufacturer or anything. Nice yarn though.

3:23 PM  

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