pattern: Forest Canopy Shawl by Susan Lawrence
March 13 - 26
Yarn: Wollemeise Saami overdyed in Landscapes Marine - the yarn was a post-Ravelympic prize from the lovely Sonia [ aka indefiknit on ravelry ]
Needles: KP Harmony 5mm and 6mm to cast-off
modifications to the pattern - none really - just did some extra repeats of the lace pattern to make it bigger, and left out the last two rows of the border - Wollemeise is not something you waste so I was determined to use it all. THIS
is how much I had left the second time I cast-off [ the first time was just a little looser and the yarn didn't quite go the distance ]
I'm prepared to admit that I was a bit concerned about the rust/red pooling in two places on the centre back - not enough to pull it out though
- and it really doesn't show now that it's had a bath and been blocked and dried.
If I ever get access to a set of blocking wires I'll probably reblock the edge points a little more aggressively but for now 't'is fine.
I certainly don't want it any bigger:
It measures 1.8 m /72 inches across the wingspan and 90 cm /36 inches deep at the centre back