Herald Shawl

 

I finished this shawl last weekend and once it was off the needles I started another one because I loved the mindlessness of this simple pattern. I did not aggressively block the shawl but I probably could have to make the eyelets pop a bit more. 

This pattern is so easy to memorize and it's the kind of pattern you can talk and knit (at the same time!) and not make a mistake. 

The wool is MadelineTosh Merino Light, which is a lovely soft fingering weight, but lately I've not been a fan of single-ply because of the slight fuzz that appears and the increased chance of the yarn spitting while knitting with it (I used to be okay with this 5-10 years ago). This skein has been in deep stash for quite a while so I enjoyed knitting up the shawl and using every inch of the wool!

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Comments

  1. It must be a great pattern if you started another one as soon as this one was off the needles!

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  2. That turned out beautifully!! Love the colors in that yarn.

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  3. So pretty. What yarn are you making the current one in?

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  4. Beautiful. I think the eyelets show quite nicely.

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  5. Hi karen,
    ...that's another beautiful shawl...so pretty...
    ~Have a lovely day!

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  6. You are so fast! I started this pattern a few days ago, and at first didn't get the stitch increases right. Now it's going OK, but I won't be finished with it as fast as you did!

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  7. It looks so lovely, love that you have cast on another one so soon!

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  8. playing catchup after some time away ... I will say that my cardiologist (new to me doctor this year) is one of my favorites ... I see him again in June and I'm actually looking forward to the appointment. I hope you can find a doctor who "works for you", too. So glad you got to see your new little guy again.

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  9. That's an interesting colorway. Is it brown and white? I finished my dress today! It needs an ironing and then a photoshoot which may happen tomorrow or I think next week.

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  10. it's a beautiful scarf Karen! Thanks for sharing it with us!

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  11. Your Herald is beautiful! I immediately bought the pattern after seeing your previous post about it. Can't wait to get started on one for myself.... just as soon as I finish this beaded cowl I'm very, very slowly working on.

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