Saturday, November 12, 2016

FO: Skywalker Shawl

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Who is in love with my gorgeous Skywalker shawl??  I knit this as a project in Laura Nelkin's Craftsy class, Mastering Lace Shawls.  It is a really fun class -- Laura is a joy to knit along with and I love this shawl - you get a chance to practice a lot of different techniques.

Here is the shawl on the blocking board:

And Roxy helping me block it:

And, finally, me wearing it:

yarn details
Knit Picks Capretta in Turmeric
Fingering Weight
Dye Lot 149564
80% Merino, 10% Nylon, 10% Cashmere
Hand Wash/Dry Flat
$7.79 per 50 g /230 yd ball

project details
pattern: "Skywalker" by Laura Nelkin - available in the Craftsy Class, "Mastering Lace Shawls"
needles: size 6 nickle plated circs
yarn used: 420 yards  (about 1.8 balls)
duration: January 30, 2016 - Match 20, 2016


  1. Just came across your blog and I love it! I have to laugh at Roxy laying on your shawl --- my dogs do the same thing. Thanks for sharing!

    1. Thank you Alissa! Pets are such good helpers! So glad I'm not the only one who gets to experience this! :)