Earlier this week I happily cast off my Narnia Shawl. I’ve enjoyed knitting it a great deal, but I’m always excited to finish a project.
The yarn is Classic Elite Yarns Classic Silk in colourway Old Lilac. Unfortunately, it is one of those colours that is difficult to capture in a picture. (Check out the colour card on this site if you’d like to see a better representation.
I didn’t do the bind off included in the pattern because I was worried that my more rustic looking yarn would make all the loops look funny. But, honestly, the bind off is part of what gives this shawl its beauty.
So, I’m going to be ripping out the bind off and giving it another go. And, I’m not at all upset about that. It turns out, after working through about two and a half balls of this yarn and having no problem, I came across two knots while doing the bind off. That makes me very concerned about the integrity of the bind off, and I would have probably ripped it out again anyway.
Unfortunately, that means I have to put off starting a shawl with this lovely yarn.