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Shawls! - 06/20/2012
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This year my goal is to knit at least twelve shawls. Last year my goal was to knit eleven, and I ended up knitting 24, plus finishing three large ones I'd started in 2010. I started 2012 knitting Jared Flood 's Bridgewater Shawl , but ran out of yarn (after 1250 yards) near the end of the first lace chart. So far, I haven't been able to find more of the yarn, but I'm still looking. The next shawl I knit was Storm Fir by  Erica Jackofsky . This shawl was designed for bulky yarn, so it knits up fast. The shawl could probably be knit in one day, but since I was knitting other things at the same time, it took me three days. I started on 29 January and finished on 31 January. I used just over three skeins (381 yards) of Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride Bulky in the  Blue Blood Red (M-80) colorway. (As always, click on any photo to enlarge.) Next I knit the Ballerina Shawl by Michelle Miller . I knit this as part of a knit-along with severa...

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