What's that you ask? Why yes, I have started another shawl.
After finishing the Onda Cowl in a day, I reluctantly went back to this project, the Prairie Rose shawlette from The Knitter's Book of Wool, which I started knitting out of some random cashmere I got at a yarn and fabric shop's moving sale. I saw this lone skein on the counter with a 50% off label on it, and I snapped it up. What can I say? I'm a sucker for cashmere.
I've knit this shawl once before, and though the pattern called for 370 yards with the given number of repeats, I was just barely squeaking by (and ended up ripping back a whole repeat) with 400 yards. This time I have 437 yards, so I'm prepared to knit until it's almost gone. I think this yarn, a discontinued domestic brand called Cashmere America, still has some oil on it - it's pretty scratchy for a cashmere yarn. I'm hoping that it will bloom nicely on blocking.
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