Surf City Shawl Complete


I finished this shawl a while ago but hesitated to block it when it was off the needles.  I skipped the blocking in the end, because I loved the wavy lace eyelet strips and felt that a block, no matter how gentile would disturb the design.


I loved this surf pattern tremendously!  You should knit this one up if you have any lace knitting skills and chart reading skills.  I was crazy and decided to knit the large size knowing full well I didn't have enough yarn based on the recommendations of the pattern.  So my lace edging on the cast off edge is shy one eyelet row out of three.  I'm okay with that because I used up all the yarn!


Purl soho line weight wool was beautiful to work with, I will confess that I prefer a crisper yarn usually with silk blended in.  This wool has a slight halo from being a single ply and the twist was sufficient with minimal splitting.  Again, a pretty yarn if your into single ply fingering weight.


I'm dreaming of knitting this pattern up again.  Who knew I would be into asymmetrical shapes?  Not me!


Ravelry notes are here

Comments

  1. That is a really lovely shawl in a perfect color. It looks so elegant in the last photo!

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  2. Your shawl is beautiful-perfect for this time of year!

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  3. Very, very pretty shawl. It looks so soft and wearable. I love the color, too!

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  4. Beautiful Karen! I love the color and that halo, wow. I would not block it either! Well done!

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  5. Gorgeous! And it looks so soft!

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  6. Beautiful shawl! I especially love it in such a soft and pretty color.

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  7. IT is a lovely soft wonder of a knit up. Bravo

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  8. It really does look wonderful, I totally agree I think blocking would spoil the effect. Beautiful colour yarn, a real delight.

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  9. Oh Karen it is absolutely gorgeous! You are wonderfully clever at matching the yarn to the project. I love love love it.

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  10. So pretty. I like that you can wear it different ways! I think I like it unblocked too. Congratulations. It is BEAUTIFUL!

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  11. It's a beautiful shawl! I'm guessing you'll wear this often.

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  12. Beautiful shade of blue and such a lovely pattern!

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  13. It looks perfect Karen and so beautiful!

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  14. This shawl is so so pretty. The yarn color is perfect for the pattern. Well done!

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  15. I covet everything about it, color, texture, and shape. Swoon.

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  16. It is beautiful!! I love the design and the colour too.

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  17. Your shawl is beautiful, Karen. It looks so soft and squishy. Love the light blue color. :)

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  18. it's really nice Karen!! so beautiful!!! and with that black, perfect!!!

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  19. Really beautiful!! Knit Picks Chroma yarn is a single fingering weight that is gorgeous! It has nylon so I am assuming it will withstand wear a little better but I've not put it to the test in that regard. Lovely finish!

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  20. That shawl is BEAUTIFUL! Definitely adding that pattern to my queue.

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  21. I love this shawl Karen, the shade of blue is beautiful, and it looks soft and light - perfect for warm summer nights.

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  22. It looks so soft...

    Well done!

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