Mystery Shawl (yes shawl not stole!)

Can’t avoid a good mystery can I!

 So not only am I doing the MS3, but all thought I’d do this from    Goddess

The shawl is going to be huge!!  Far bigger than any others I’ve done…and I’ve never done a round one which is great too!

Basic info was:

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    • Approx 6-7oz (1900-2200yds) JaggerSpun Zephyr
    • Size 6 (4mm) double points, 16″ and 24″ circular needles
    • Stitch markers

Zephyr was a bit pricey to risk on an unknown so opted for a Cherry Tree Hill Merino Lacweight in Java!!  2400yards for £22(!) Zephy would have been around £36 for the same amount!!

After a few false starts – thanks to trying to distribute 8 stitches over 4 DPN’s, various different needle options shiny boyes (3.75mm too slippy), bamboo (4mm – too big), circs (a mess)….

Visited shop and bought a few other Brittany birch DP options cast on in 3.25 yay – it worked…  did 11 rows – decided they were too small….

Recast on again in 3.5’s – and they seem to be great!!!

Have just managed to get onto circs (as DPN’s were a pain in the **** trying to do YO’s  cross needles – ARGH!), so now onto 20″ boyes…  and fingers crossed….

Goddess - 20 rows

At around 26 rows I think now……and going to put a safety line in before I progress any further  🙂

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2 thoughts on “Mystery Shawl (yes shawl not stole!)

  1. That Cherry Tree yarn looks lovely. Good price, too. I’ve never used it, so will be interested to see progress. Is it slightly variegated? If so, how are you finding it? I’ve used variegated yarn for lace with little success – maybe I just chose the wrong yarn.

    Now I know where you are on Ravelry there will be no escape.

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