Thursday, May 12, 2005
Here is the beginning of Meadow Flowers Shawl from Knitter's Statsh. I'm starting to wonder if the mohair I chose is a little too thick and hairy for the design of the shawl to show up properly. You can see the eyelet pattern in the sunlight, but it doesn't show up so well in normal indoor lighting. According to the instructions, the blocked size is about 30 percent larger than the unblocked one. That tells me the design will open up with blocking. Will it be enough? I have my doubts, but I will continue on because when it is finished it will still be soft and keep me warm. And, I will learn something in the process.