I finished this shawl. The wool fluffed up so much, it’s lovely.
I had seen a Colour Affection shawl and loved the idea of a warm wrap. But then the yardage put me off. So I chose Dissent… however not I find it’s simply not big enough at all! I’d want it wider but also longer to wrap around. I didn’t get a photo from the front but the ends just sort of meet.
I love the way it looks, but I want to be enveloped by it.
I don’t know why, but my shawl came out more like a manta ray. I can’t figure out why. I did see others who’s shawls were shaped this way, but they did much more aggressive blocking maybe? I don’t know, but the cast off wasn’t tight at all, so that doesn’t seem to be preventing the growth.
It really looks like I could have just not done the first group of small stripes.