I wanted a portable project to work on while I was at MDSW so I tossed this yarn and the pattern into my bag. I had to finish up my mom’s Mother’s day socks on the way over but on the way back I started this shawl. I then took it with me to Germany, knitting on it diligently the whole flight over. Until I was short a stitch, then I tinked back a row and was still short a stitch. Then I ripped the whole repeat and was still short a stitch. Mind you this was oh 6 hrs into my flight and was roughly about 1 am, I should have just gone to sleep! I picked it back up the next evening and knit the repeat again but was still short a stitch so I didn’t do much else on it until I got home. When I got home I ripped the repeat one last time vowing that perchance this time it would work. And you know what? It did. So lord only knows what I was doing while I was sleep deprived but after that final time of walking through the repeat slowly this shawl did nothing but fly off my needles. I really really liked the pattern and will probably do more of her patterns in the future. I love my shawl! Pictures below.
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Description: Icicle Caricia
Pattern: Caricia by Anne Hanson from KnitSpot
Yarn used: 1 skein of Yarn Pirate Merino/Tencel sock in Colorway Icicle (Merino, tencel ) 100g / 400 yds
Care Instructions: handwash
Needle Size: US 4 (3.5mm)
Finished Size: mini
Date Started: 5/3/2009
Date Completed: 5/26/2009
Notes: The charts may have taken me a moment or two to figure out but once I did. Boy did this thing fly off my needles!