This was also posted in the knitalong:SpecsPattern
: Eunny Jang's Print O'the Wave StoleYarn
: KnitPicks' Alpaca Cloud in Smoke, 1 1/2 skeinsNeedles
: Knit Picks Options, size 4Time
: 2 months off and onMods
: I cut the pattern repeats widthwise down to 3, the lengthwise repeats to 28, and didn't graft the center. Even so, the shawl measured 5 feet in length, and a little over 20 inches wide after blocking- perfect for my petite mum! In fact, this shawl is actually a few inches taller than she is
And heres another, less nature-ful picture for dexterity:
And I almost forgot the close-up!Last words...
This was amazing to knit! The pattern is very clear-cut, and completely easy to understand. Eunny is a talented knitter with an eye for balance and elegance- and is obviously very generous to offer this pattern for free on her web site. I would urge all knitters to take the leap into lace knitting, and this is a perfect first or second lace project. Coupled with Eunny's lace knitting tutorial, you couldn't go wrong
By using Eunny's pattern, I learned that size 4 needles are ideal for laceweight yarn, that shawls needn't be knit in one piece with the border included, and how to perfectly pick up sts and graft with yarn the thickness of double plied thread.
I'm planning on making 3 more for my bridal party. They all need to be completed by august of next year, so keep your eye out for more FO postings!