I wrote last year (here and here) about one of my mega knitting projects that was hugely enjoyable, albeit rather time consuming.

I am pleased to say that I finally finished knitting my Soumak Shawl shortly before Christmas.

I then made the most of watching The Crown on Netflix (a fabulous production, by the way) to help pass the time while I sewed in the seemingly endless ends…

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Endless ends!

All of a sudden, it was finished, and I now have the most gorgeous, squishy, colourful wrap – perfect timing as the weather starts to get colder.

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Ta-Dah!

And in bonus news, while I was sorting out my yarn stash, I found this sad little waif and stray…

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Oh dear….

I finished this project so long ago that I can’t even remember knitting it.  I think I must have put it away at the time because I did not then have the means to block it.  But I do now!  You can see how large the shawl stretches by reference to the books on the small bookcase.

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Mega-blocking in action

Here is the finished shawl in all its glory.  Knitted in Rowan’s Kid Silk Haze, it is beautifully light and airy, whil also providing cosy warmth.

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Ta-Dah for the second time of asking

Knitting is such a joy for me – I love the process as much as the finished items.  I am looking forward to many more knitting hours in 2017. 🙂

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