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The Faerly shawl

Today I have a finished bit of knitting to share with you - the Faerly Shawl.


I purchased this pattern at the Knitting and Stitching show back in October last year.  It's designed by a company called Tallyarns who I'd not heard of before.


 It's a simple shawl so suitable for a beginner to make as the lace pattern is very straight forward.


The pattern calls for only a 100g of 4ply yarn and is knitted up on 6mm needles so grows really quickly. The shawl is knitted from the top down and the starting point is the mid point at the back of the neck. As you knit, the shawl grows in width.


The yarn I used for this project was Jamieson's Shetland Spindrift, which is a lovely 100 percent pure Shetland wool, that comes in a huge range of colours. The shade I used was 1390, Highland Mist.


I knit the shawl as per the pattern, but mine seems to have come out smaller than the intended size. The finished size stated is 140-160 cm across the top and 60-75 cm down the centre back depend…