I had same nail technician for nearly 8-9 years. She knew me, my style and we got along really well. So you can imagine my sadness when in December of 2022 I found out that this is our last time.
Last year Estonia started yearlong celebration of 100th birthday. For our small country it was very important milestone.
I thought it would be interesting to show how shawl is created from scratch, what happens behind closed doors.
I must say, there are reasons why not every pattern is done this way. Since this work was done by me personally, I didn’t quite finish pattern before starting. I will add comment where I did things differently.
My pattern How It’s Made (available for free) was translated to Danish by Marianne Holmen on https://strikkeglad.dk. How cool is that 🙂
I’d say, it is not. My first shawls were Swallowtails by Evelyn A. Clark and I used heavier lace weight mohair blend. I made one for myself and few for colleagues. I wore mine every winter for years, first on wool coat and later on with leather jacket.
Sometimes it doesn’t go by the plan and result can be surprising. Here is a story about shawl with such story. Continue reading Shawl without pattern