Yarn: O-Wool’s O-Wash Sport – 2 skeins (306 yds/ea) of Boreal Bluet, Cattail, and Cuckoo Flower
Needles: Knit double-stranded on US 9s
Pattern: Very Shannon’s Bradway Shawl
Because the pattern is written for a worsted-weight yarn, I knit the sport weight doubled – I came up with almost the same gauge as the pattern, but because I went up a needle size (to get a fabric that draped nicely and wasn’t too dense), it may be that my FO is even a little bigger than the pattern. It’s certainly a big FO – more of a wrap than a scarf or shawl. It’s wonderful to throw over your shoulders and wrap around you, but I’m not sure if I’ll get as much use out of it as a smaller shawl, given that there just aren’t that many occasions here in Oregon where I need to wrap up Regardless, I think it’s beautiful – I love O-Wool’s colors, and the variety of textures is really visually pleasing and keeps it from being just another striped shawl.