Yarn: Malabrigo merino laceweight 1-ply
Pattern: Lily of the Valley Shawl by Nancy Bush (Ravelry link)
Needles: US6, US7
Size: 60" x 27"
Finished: mid-September for the October 4, 2009 wedding
Here it is!
Notes: I would not use this yarn if making this shawl again. While soft and luscious and beautiful, the 1-ply nature gave a little bit of trouble (okay, a lot of trouble) by felting just from the friction of knitting it. I definitely lost a few nights of sleep over this because of the yarn choice. My gauge was a bit smaller so I had to add pattern repeats which meant that I had to increase the number of stitches for the edging that was done in the round. This meant that there were over 800 stitches in the edging. One stitch at a time though, and it got done...
More photos of my beautiful friend, Eden, on her incredibly brilliant wedding day to follow. I just wanted to finally showcase what I'd been working on for so long! And even though I was really nervous to finally present it to her, she adored it. Doesn't she wear it well? I love the horizontal lines on both the shawl on her dress. What a gorgeous bride!!!