Colmena Shawl (test knit)
Finished
September 16, 2020
November 21, 2020

Colmena Shawl (test knit)

Project info
Colmena Shawl by Beatriz Rubio
Knitting
Neck / TorsoShawl / Wrap
Needles & yarn
Sugar Bush Yarns Motley
328 yards in stash
2 skeins = 656.0 yards (599.8 meters), 200 grams
Notes

Test knit for Beatriz, test thread right here.

I’m working on modified gauge, using a chunky thick and thin “sport” (more like DK) yarn on 4mm needle.

02-11-2020

Sections 1-3 done, halfway through section 4. Cables are not my forte, this is definitely taking me much longer than it should. But I love the result!

20-11-2020

Section 4 done. I think I have a bit extra yarn, so I’ll see if I can work 8 or 16 more rows.

21-11-2020

Can’t believe I’m finally done! It’s on the blocking mat! A whopping 3 weeks late. Also, I played a game of yarn chicken and I lost. By like… 10 stitches. So I borrowed about 10 inches of yarn from my last ball. All in all, was able to work 16 more rows of section 4, and repeated section 5 8 times instead of 7.

I’m thinking of making a pair of mittens or a hat with the left over skein.

viewed 43 times
Finished
September 16, 2020
November 21, 2020
About this pattern
29 projects, in 44 queues
Crafty-Effie's overall rating
Crafty-Effie's clarity rating
Crafty-Effie's difficulty rating
About this yarn
by Sugar Bush Yarns
Sport
60% Alpaca, 40% Merino
328 yards / 100 grams

276 projects

stashed 384 times

Crafty-Effie's star rating
  • Project created: September 16, 2020
  • Finished: November 22, 2020
  • Updated: November 24, 2020
  • Progress updates: 6 updates