Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Lace Shawl

In a search for knitting needles to cast on a new project, I opened a bag with some knitting WIPs. 

While I didn't find my straight needles - where did they go? - I did find a shawl project that was one row away from being complete.

ONE row - and a knit row at that!

I don't know when I last worked on it but I do know (thanks blog!) that it was cast on in June 2013.  

Yes, 2013.  

Back in June 2014 I had made considerable progress on it although it was - according to the post - about 12" away from being done.  (See the June 2014 post.)

My long unfinished knitting UFO is finished   Started June 2013 and finished January 2023. Go me!

The pattern is from Purl Soho - the wedding shawl.  The yarn I used was Sirdar Snuggly Baby Bamboo.  It is a beautiful yarn to knit with and now that I'm happy to see it is still available, I'm thinking of buying some more and casting on something new!

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. When I see beautiful creations like this, I wish I could still knit! Nice finish!!

  2. It's so lovely, Patty! I'm the opposite of Beth in TN (above).... I see beautiful creations like this that I can knit, and wish I had some place to wear! Florida is too warm, and I don't dress up enough to ever use something so lovely. Good for you to finish. A decade isn't too late! :-)

  3. Oh wow, congratulations on the find and quick (and timely) finish. Seems perfect to enjoy for your seasonal weather right now!

  4. That is beautiful and bamboo is so comfortable to wear. Hope your next project will take less than a decade :-)

  5. Thank goodness for lost needles, you have a beautiful finished shawl!


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