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« on: April 25, 2014 03:02:55 PM »

I have been watching entirely too much American Horror Story: Coven lately. Murder House used to be my favorite season, but it may have competition now. I was feeling inspired by all the great piano shawls that Misty Day and Stevie Nicks wear, so I wanted to make something similar. I found this awesome pattern on Ravelry. It's the Black Swan shawl by DROPS design. I crocheted it up, and here it is!



It didn't take as long as I thought it would for the actual crocheting. I opted to stitch it together with a yarn needle instead of single crocheting all those squares (I think it makes a smoother look, but maybe that's just me). The stitching together part took FOR EV ER. Gah! But it's done and I love it!




Fellow hookers, is there an alternative to crocheting or stitching granny squares together? Yeesh!  Wink
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« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2014 04:23:23 PM »

That is a gorgeous and snuggly looking shawl.   Cheesy

Other than sewing or crocheting together all I can think of is to "join as you go" and I don't think it would look as nice as sewing with this particular motif.
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« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2014 04:24:55 PM »

that shawl is gorgeous, but your smile in the last picture is even nicer!
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« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2014 04:28:01 PM »

It is so pretty!  I pinned it!  And I agree, you're adorable! 
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« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2014 06:13:59 PM »

Thanks for the sweet words!
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« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2014 07:20:14 AM »

Looks great! I always appreciate the effort that goes into a great big shawl like that. Well done!
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« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2014 10:11:39 AM »

could you tell me if its a free pattern?
i love shawls like this and recently discovered what they are actually called
as opposed to Stevie Nicks shawls lols  Grin Roll Eyes
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« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2014 10:35:06 AM »

could you tell me if its a free pattern?
i love shawls like this and recently discovered what they are actually called
as opposed to Stevie Nicks shawls lols  Grin Roll Eyes

It is a free pattern!   Cheesy It's a DROPS pattern.
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