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Thalia by Kirsten Kapur
Needle and yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
madelinetosh tosh merino light
390.6 yards, 93 grams 0.93 skeins = 390.6 yards (357.2m)
The Loopy Ewe in Fort Collins, Colorado

As always I was thrilled to find a new shawl pattern by Kirsten Kapur and I cast on as soon as the pattern was downloaded.

I LOVED knitting this shawl - Thalia is a well written pattern and even though the body of the shawl is not charted I was able to follow the written instructions without any difficulty or fault. This is an easy and relaxing - TV watching - knit project (suitable for beginner lace knitters).

I was concerned about running out of yarn right throughout this project (I had only 1 skein of this yarn). I started row 1 of the border chart with 55gr remaining, and finished the edging/bind off with just 7 grams remaining.

The finished shawl measures 49 inches wide by 20 inches deep.

I will definitely be casting on for another Thalia shawl.

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May 15 2012
May 20 2012
About this pattern
by Kirsten Kapur
from Through The Loops Ravelry Store
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About this yarn
tosh merino light
by madelinetosh
Fingering / 4 ply
100% Merino
420 yards
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  • Project created: May 23, 2012
  • Finished: May 23, 2012
  • Updated: May 27, 2012