14 June 2009


I finally had enough of swatching for the Indiski Shawl. Using the 2/28 cashmere, I just couldn't get the pattern to look right - the stitches kept looking sloppy, despite trying out every needle size from 3.0 mm down to 1.5 mm. After a while I realized I need to use a thicker yarn - did a few swatches there, and finally decided on a lovely green light fingering weight alpaca yarn from my stash. This is what it looks like after the 1st outside border repeat, using 2.75 mm needles. I like it.

Indiski Shawl - 1st outside border repeat, 2.75 mm needles

1 comment:

  1. The gauge looks good. Nice colour too.

    I've been thinking about knitting this too, but I'm not sure. Guess I'd better g=finish a few other things first.