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06 November 2011

Adventures in Knitting–Clues 4 and 5


I finished my shawl.

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I’ve been knitting this as part of a ‘Mystery Knit Along’ on Ravelry with a different ‘clue’ released every ten days or so. To be perfectly honest I don’t think I would have knitted this if I’d known what it looked like beforehand , it’s a bit too baroque and lacy for me, though I do like how it works with the coral and turquoise beads. I would have at least gone with a smaller needle or thicker yarn as it’s definitely too loose and webby.

Still, I did learn that it’s possible to knit up something rather fast, if, instead of just playing with it in desultory fashion in front of the TV, you REALLY focus on progressing from step to step.

Clue 1.

Clue 2.

Clue 3.

Here’s the final pattern, if you’d like to knit this. The design is called Polaris and is inspired by a starry night which is rather lovely.

I think that’s me done with mystery knit alongs for the time being.  It was far too terrifying not knowing where this was going.


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I, too, would be terrified to be knitting in the dark, so to speak. That said, your shawl is lovely!

Baroque or not, I think it works with your jeans and would also be great as a fashion scarf under a fall jacket. You look beautiful modelling it.

Send it to me...I'll wear it. :)


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