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February 6 2012
February 14 2012
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Wick Lane
Wick Lane by Meghan Fernandes
testing, me
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
BFL/Silk 55/45

Test knit for Meghan - fell in love with it the minute I saw it.

I love the construction of this shawl. It’s knitted bottom up, so you do all the hard work to start with, then it gets easier as you go.

I used a skein of BFL Silk I got to test, dyed in my Leaden colourway. Thinking I won’t release this yarn, despite liking it - I think I have enough fingering weights! The shawl was designed for Silky Merino Fingering.

Things I would do differently if I knit this again:

  • cast on with 5mm needle, instead of 4.5mm. That way the border would be looser and the points pointier.
  • get better at reading charts. I’m a written instruction girl and I made a couple of silly mistakes due to poor chart reading skills.
  • get better at knitting nupps, although this shawl has sent me halfway there.

The pattern is well written and fantastically fun to knit.

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  • Project created: February 19, 2012
  • Finished: February 19, 2012
  • Updated: April 23, 2012