Still almost finished

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But a lot closer now, 3/4rths of the Armada is off the needle. the fourth side is on the 60 inch circ I've been knitting it on - and takes up most of the needle - so this is going to block out at a good size.

12/26 - finished casting off yesterday - but no more pictures until I block it. MM

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TomH's picture

Stunning.

Stunning.

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The pattern is posted as a

The pattern is posted as a download on my blog post "no one expects the spanish armada" - but I would caution - the current version probably has errors. Another group of lace knitters is proof knitting it for me...and they found way too many over Xmas! (version "e" posted 12/26 - corrected through round 79)

version 'F' posted 12/27 - theoretically correct - but not proof knit.

MMario - ambiguity is cultivated, it doesn't happen in a vacuum!

BuduR's picture

You know MMario, if you

You know MMario, if you ever run out of people to give shawls to, I'd be more than happy to volunteer *smile*
It's beautiful.

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Kerry's picture

Beautiful shawl, MMario.

Beautiful shawl, MMario. What yarn and size needles are you using?

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100%wool laceweight from

100%wool laceweight from handpaintedyarn. Size US 8 needles.

MMario - ambiguity is cultivated, it doesn't happen in a vacuum!

It's very impressive before

It's very impressive before you block it, and the colour is fabulous. Who is the lucky recipient of this one?

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the "big boss" - (wife of my

the "big boss" - (wife of my summer employer) - and since her Husband is Don Juan, Prince of Spain, I got the idea to do a 'Spanish Armada' shawl.

MMario - ambiguity is cultivated, it doesn't happen in a vacuum!

If I employ you this coming

If I employ you this coming summer as my pool cleaner will you knit one for me?

TomH's picture

If Mario doesn't take the

If Mario doesn't take the summer job, can I have dibs on it?

You definitely get first

You definitely get first refusal after MMario.

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That depends - what does it

That depends - what does it pay? *grin*

MMario - ambiguity is cultivated, it doesn't happen in a vacuum!

Minimum room and board - the

Minimum room and board - the rest is open to negotiation.

jedwards's picture

What a beautiful shawl that

What a beautiful shawl

that is beautiful Mario do can u post the patterns