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Topic: My first ever shawl "Gabriels Wings"  (Read 1861 times)
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LittleJoi
« on: August 21, 2009 04:36:47 PM »

I have just completed my very first shawl and I think I'm hooked. I used a very easy pattern that I found via Ravelry and it took me a week from start to finish. The only modification that I made was I knit mine using a size 5 needle instead of a size 3 because I wanted to make sure it was big enough. I had this skein of sock yarn in my stash for probably over two years, I had purchased it from Etsy and it is hand dyed in a very pretty pink and green combo. I can't remember what seller I purchased it from, I don't use Etsy anymore cause I'm broke, lol.









Here's a link to the free pattern http://redcorsetdesigns.blogspot.com/2009/05/gabriels-wings.html
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« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2009 05:03:45 PM »

Your shawl is lovely.  Thank you for the link to the pattern. 
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« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2009 06:21:54 PM »

Your shawl is sooo pretty.  I love how the sock yarn is vaguely stripey, but not overwhelmingly so.
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LittleJoi
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2009 06:27:34 AM »

Thank you. Im really going to get alot of use out of it because I wear short sleeves to school but they have the air conditioning on really high and I need something to wrap around me.
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« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2009 07:37:34 PM »

Thank you so much for posting this pattern! I've been looking for a quick and pretty shawl pattern for a Christmas present and this seems PERFECT.

I can't wait to start it!
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« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2009 08:41:24 AM »

Oooh, I generally only knit socks but this is lovely and makes me want to knit one!  Great job Smiley
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Abril
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2009 09:22:48 AM »

Thank you for the link! Right now I'm into knitting triangular shawls and wearing them as neckerchiefs. This pattern is just what I needed!
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« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2009 08:29:52 AM »

That is just lovely!

I have been wanting to make a shawl. This may be just the pattern for my first shawl endeavor. I can only hope mine would come out as pretty as yours.
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