Well it is almost Spring again so I pulled it out and decided that I was just going to finish it. I found that I had left it right at the place in the pattern where I could start the border or knit another repeat. So I knit the border. I was enjoying knitting on this shawl so much that I was a little disappointed that ten rows later I was done with the shawl. At the same time I thought about how I could have done those ten rows a year ago!
Then I got to experience the magic of blocking. Wow! It sure makes a difference. It opens up the knitting so much and you can see the pattern so much better. And it was good to know that I need a whole lot more T-pins if I ever want to block a shawl again.
I am thankful that my daughter did the modeling for the photo shoot. It looks so good on her. I think it will make its debut at church on Sunday. Hopefully I can wear it as well as she does.
Pattern: Forest Canopy Shoulder Shawl
Yarn: Pagewood Farms in the Army Girl colorway (fingering weight yarn)
Needles: Size 8
Mods: I did quite a few more repeats so that the shawl would be bigger.