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Drops Shawl in Noro Silk Garden Sock

Pattern: Drops Design 120-4 shawl in ”Delight” with lace pattern .
Yarn: 533g of Noro Silk Garden Sock in S269.
Needles: 3.75mm circular
Made for: Me
Size: I increased to 490 stitches before introducing the second lace section.
Time taken to knit: August 4th – November 14th 2010.

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Drops Shawl in Noro Silk Garden Sock

This is my first Finished Object of the year which is shameful but I’m no longer on Tramadol so my mind is now free to concentrate on my knitting.

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close up of lace pattern with center

I’ve loved this colourway for a long time and took a few weeks to find a pattern that did it justice. I wanted some lace but not enough that the pattern would be lost in busyness of the stripes. I think the garter stitch works perfectly with the rustic colours and texture of the yarn.

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Close up of lace pattern with garter stitch

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Another close up of lace

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Miles of garter stitch

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close up of the lace section again

I knitted the largest size as I wanted a warm shawl to wrap myself up in & that’s what I’ve got!

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It’s so big I can wrap myself up in it!