Swallowtail Shawl

My sanity survived the Ordeal by Nupps and Evelyn A Clark's Swallowtail shawl is finished. It was a good knit, even the nupps when I got the hang of them, but when/if I do it again I shall put in more repeats to make it a bigger shawl. This one is more shoulder shawl/scarf.

Yarn: merino slim sock, 465m/100g (508yds/3.5oz) and I used 66g on the pattern as written. merino 80%/nylon 20% from theknittery.com
Colourway: chocolate. The overall colour is like a frothy dark chocolate.
Needles: 3.5mm circular 70cm Phildar.
Blocked size: 98cmx74cm (38"x29")

Photography by TheOtherAndrew (Ravelry) and his excellent blog theotherandrew.blogspot.com

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TomH's picture

Lovely shawl. And the color is very nice, too. Thanks for including the detail so we can see your wonderful stitches. Congrats.

This is a beautiful shawl and I think the colour is wonderful. I made notes on the nupps problem as I would like to do this shawl myself.

albert's picture

Beautiful shawl, Kerry. It has a very sculptural feel to it.

Veni, vidi, kniti.

ronhuber's picture

What a wonderful choice of colour, Kerry. The shawl is gorgeous as always. Great knitting.

crmartin's picture

That's a really beautiful shawl. The detail and color are great.



grandcarriage's picture

Knitting lace makes me want to BOIL AND EAT MY OWN HEAD...Therefore, I really appreciate this: It's gorgeous! Now you just need a gorgeous Irish girl with thick auburn hair, emerald eyes, and lightly freckled porcelain skin to model it for you.

Kerry's picture

It's destined to be owned by a gorgeous, petite Australian girl who has been sensible enough not to go in our broiling sun so has the porcelain skin you suggest.

Kerry's picture

Thanks guys for all your comments, much appreciated.

MasonM's picture

That looks great! Awesome work!


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