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October Nursing Shawl

Knitting
May 2008
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
800 - 900 yards (732 - 823 m)
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Errata available: /patterns/show

Erratum: row 3: K2, Yo, K to m, Yo, K1, Yo, K to the 2 last st, K2

I knit this shawl for a friend who is pregnant. Her due date is in October 2008. A nursing shawl is the best gift for a mom because she needs some warmth and privacy when friends and family are visiting. And she can wrap her baby in it, too.
I chose very soft, hardwearing and easy care yarn in DK weight from my stash and played with the colors.
I added a ruffle because a mom is still a girl too, and I bound off in contrasting color.
Now the baby uses it as a blanket.