Friday, August 25, 2017

FO Friday: Wonder Woman Shawl

I finished my Wonder Woman shawl just in time for Wizard World, which we went to yesterday (though the con goes through this Sunday). Here I am nerding it up, as one does at such events:


I used 2 skeins of Bijou Basin Ranch Shangri-La yak/silk lace weight yarn and US 3 needles to make a smaller version of this shawl (and it only took 1 skein of each color - below you can see how much yarn I had left over).


The yarn is so gorgeous, and I really love how the shawl turned out! I used the free pattern by Carissa Browning, found here on Ravelry. Since I started this project, she has added more size options and a crochet version of this pattern - I followed the instructions for what is now the larger size.

This took up most of our kitchen floor!

Funny story: I meant to knit this project with US 4 needles, but didn't notice I had grabbed the next size down until I was about halfway through the project. Oops! But, the shawl blocked out to a very nice dimension - if you are curious to learn more about gauge considerations for my lace weight version of this project, you can read more here on the Bijou Basin Ranch blog.


This is going to be on display in the Bijou Basin Ranch booth at several fiber festivals this fall, starting with the Wisconsin Sheep & Wool festival next month. Be sure to stop by to check it out, and pick up a few skeins of Shangri-La yarn while you're there!

1 comment:

  1. I saw your shawl at OR Flock & Fiber today. It's beautiful!
    The Shangri-La to make it was my final purchase before leaving.
    I thank you for your post here and the info on the BBR blog.