FO Friday: Camp Loopy Project #2

It really isn’t splotchy. I wet it with a spray bottle and hit a few areas a little hard.

If I’m going to keep knitting shawls I’m going to have to invest in blocking wires or a few hundred more pins. I didn’t have nearly enough to pin this out well. The edge is a little scalloped. The pattern is Daybreak by Stephen West. I knit the largest size. The yarn is The Loopy Ewe solid series in blackberry and smoke. I would love to knit this shawl again. It was a pleasure. The pattern was easy to follow and the yarn was lovely. I think the gray and purple are a good combination for showing off the design. This pattern makes a nice casual shawl that I think I’ll wear.

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15 Responses to FO Friday: Camp Loopy Project #2

  1. Ruth says:

    Your shawl looks fantastic πŸ™‚


  2. It looks lovely. I hope you really enjoy wearing it.


  3. Absolutely gorgeous! Definitely worth getting blocking wires, they make it so much easier


  4. Janet says:

    This is just beautiful. Love your color combination.


  5. absolutely stunning, love your colour combo. Blocking wires are definitely worth it and fairly in expensive … don’t know how I would get by without mine.


  6. kathleen says:

    Love the color combination.
    If you don’t have wires, you can use heavy thread pulled taut.


  7. Agothtale says:

    I absolutely love that color combination !


  8. Barbara says:

    Love the color combination! So very pretty!


  9. YarnyDragonfly says:

    Looks like you are having fun at camp! Can’t wait to see your next project.


  10. chrisknits says:

    Love your color combo. Now I wish I had gone with a lighter grey on my current shawl. But it’s all good!


  11. Winnie says:

    Gorgeous colors! I can imagine how many tails you had at the end to weave! πŸ™‚


  12. Kepanie says:

    Excellent job, Karen! It looks terrific. I have a set I bought some time ago from Knit Picks. Really worth it and very handy when I need to block. Look on Amazon or even Overstock.


  13. Renee Anne says:

    Lovely πŸ™‚


  14. Pat(ricia) says:

    Just lovely. I think the geometric/sculptural quality is awesome πŸ™‚


  15. Lisa says:

    I have several Stephen West patterns in my library, yet none have been knit yet. I guess I need to get on that. Sorry your blocking isn’t the way you want it,but it’s still a lovely shawl!


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