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Piper's Journey
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August 18 2013
September 11 2013
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Piper's Journey
Piper's Journey by Paula Emons-Fuessle
Knitting
mom
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Quince & Co. Chickadee
163 yards in stash
2.1 skeins = 380.1 yards (347.6 meters), 105 grams
003
Red-orange
Warn 'n fuzzy
August 3, 2013
Notes

I’m a tight knitter and my shawl came out about 90% of expected size. Yes, I should have swatched. But since gauge was listed as after blocking, I was scared I’d run out of yarn if I couldn’t re-use my swatch like I usually do. So I just plowed ahead! Even though it’s smaller than expected, the shawl is still a fine size for wearing, so I’m not disappointed at all. As it is, I barely got into the 3rd skein of Chickadee, so now I have the unexpected joy of almost a full skein of Chickadee left for my stash! What will I make with it…..?

If I do this again, I’ll probably bump my needles up a size to 7. Blocking is magic, and the shawl gained a lot of size in the process, which was my saving grace with this project.

I absolutely loved knitting this pattern, especially learning the new technique for applied lace edging.

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by Quince & Co.
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100% Wool
181 yards / 50 grams

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  • Project created: August 19, 2013
  • Finished: September 12, 2013
  • Updated: September 16, 2013
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