Today I have can report another FO!
In August I cast on a shawl in a beautifil yarn from Manos Del Uraguay. The pattern was called Forest Canopy by Susan Lawrence. It attracted me because it was aimed at the beginner shawl knitter and used a yarn that is slightly thicker then sock yarn and much easier to learn with than lace weight. I have worked on this project on and off since August, but have not concentrated on it for long periods of time. But as part of “finish or frog February” I had vowed to get it finished.
As a beginner I am always in awe of other people’s finished shawls. It was just such “shawl envy” that spurred me on to finish this one.
The yarn for my Forest Canopy is Manos Silk Blend in colourway 9039. This yarn is fairtrade and I love the fact I know it was produced by Leticia in Fraile Muerto because it is written on the label! I can’t share with you where I bought it because the shop is no longer there but even if it were I wouldn’t recommend it! However if you wanted to get your hands on some I notice that Pip at The Sock Yarn Shop has starting stocking it and she is always nice to her customers!
The other project I need to complete now is Karise by Karina Westermann. This was supposed to be done as a Knit-Along (KAL) in the Old Maiden Aunt Forum on Ravelry but overwhelmed with Christmas knitting as I was, it offered an excuse not to do it. Now I must cease the day and crack on with it!