TTL Summer 2015 MKAL

I’m getting ready to start a new knitting project, and I have no idea what I’m doing.

No, really. I’m taking part in the Through The Loops Mystery Shawl Knit-a-Long. So, I know it’s a shawl. A half-pi shawl, whatever that means. And I know what colors it will be, since I picked the yarn for it. Dragonfly Fibers’ Birch for the main color, and their Mushroom Hunting for the contrast color. Both in Pixie, which is a fingering weight yarn.

Dragonfly Fibers Birch (left) and Mushroom Hunting (right) yarn in Pixie

Dragonfly Fibers Birch (left) and Mushroom Hunting (right) yarn in Pixie

But beyond that? Not a clue. Not until June 1st, when the first pattern clue is released.

I haven’t knitted a shawl before — scarves and hats, yes, but no shawls — and I’ve never done a mystery knitalong. Should be fun. :) At absolute worst, if I totally muck it up, I can always frog the shawl and use the yarn for something else. That’s one of the things I love about knitting. No matter how bad you screw up, you can always salvage it. Even if you rip everything out and start over from scratch on something completely different. :)

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