Pattern: Swallowtail Shawl Evelyn Clark (free on Knitting Daily)
Yarn: Knit Picks Palette, about a skein and a half in Huckleberry Heather
Needles: Knit Picks Options US 6/4 mm
Modifications: I only did 12 repeats of the bud lace pattern cause I got bored.
For my first major lace project in a fingering weight yarn, I’d say this went pretty smoothly. I messed up the lace a couple of times, but all in all, I’d say it came out well. The color is very pretty and though I don’t really have a HUGE need for shawls, I think I’ll wear it in the fall when it’s cool but not cold enough for a real scarf/cowl. Very pretty. Very drapey. Blocking is like magic. : )
The yarn is also lovely, and I will definitely be ordering from Knit Picks again, as I’ve said. Probably some lace weight. Possibly some chunky-weight wool for a sweater. *shrug* We’ll see.
COMING SOON TO A BLOG NEAR YOU (meaning this one): Stuff from the Ongoing Wish Swap. Another (different swap). A knitted thing. Possibly some in-progress stuff. We shall see.