Thursday, May 15, 2014
Last night I finished this shawl. It's the Yes Yes shawl from Caron. You can find the pattern here.
At first I really needed to stick to the pattern. But after row thirteen it's a four-row repeat. It was easy to memorize the repeat and work without a pattern after that.
One of the things I really like about this pattern is that it has a little texture. One row of every repeat has a front post double crochet. So that creates a little texture on each of the little fans.
I used a sportweight acryllic, but this shawl would be beautiful in any weight or material. It will definitely need blocking if you are using a natural fiber, however.
In the winter, I love having a shawl to wear as I would wear a scarf, this shawl would be perfect for that. But I also love the open work for this time of year. Spring in Central Pennsylvania can bet pretty cool. The Yes, Yes shawl is great for a cool spring evening.
I did work a few more repeats than called for in the pattern and I finished the edge with single crochets. Other than that, I just followed the pattern. I'm happy with how it turned out. What do you think?