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Cat's Paw Shawl (corner)
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Cat's Paw Shawl detail (from scanner)
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My first shawl!  From Martha Waterman's book, Traditional Knitted and Lace Shawls (first edition).  The yarn is Columbia Minerva fingering weight wool I bought at a garage sale for 10 cents per skein.  I used five skeins for a total of 50 cents in materials!  Sweet!  If I did this again, I would make it bigger.

Easy Mohair Scarf Shawl
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This shawl is adapted from the Easy Mohair Scarf Pattern (see link below).  I made it 8 repeats of the pattern wide, and it is 7 feet long.  This is really nice to wrap up in on the couch--even my husband likes it!  The yarn is a light blue synthetic mohair I had in the stash.  I used all the blue until I ran out.

Easy Mohair Scarf

Jacob and Janet in the Lacy Prairie Shawl
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Lacy Prairie Shawl detail
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For this shawl, I used Cheryl Oberle's "Lacy Prairie Shawl" pattern from Folk Shawls.  This was very easy to do--I knitted it while helping students in a one-on-one setting.  The yarn is an unknown handspun wool I bought at Workman Farms in Fallon, Nevada.  I had a ball about 6" in diameter, and ran out before the top border finished.  It's lovely and warm!

Coming soon:  Clapotis!

Updated January 17, 2006.