It’s a wrap!


This yarn was one of my treasures from Wonderwool Wales in April, where talented silversmith Lyn Roberts was raising money and awareness for Target Ovarian Cancer.


Although there was a pretty shawl pattern with the yarn, I really wanted a crescent shape, so I drew up a shortlist on Ravelry and the final vote went to Cerris by Susanna IC. It would showcase the yarn and let the stitches pop.


I knew at the outset that I wouldn’t have enough yarn for the larger shawl, but decided  to go ahead anyway and simply do fewer rows on the plainer, short-row section.

You can sense that there is a twist to the tale, can’t you?

As I approached the point where I would start to create the crescent shaping, I concluded that I would not have enough yarn to do as much of the plain section as I had anticipated. With 365 stitches per row, and 20 cm completed, I contemplated my options.

Realising that the project was currently a long rectangle, and not wanting to undo the whole thing, I decided to mimic the bobble pattern from the cast-on row, and turn the project into a scarf instead!



It’s not the crescent shawl that I originally had in mind, but it seems like a good solution and I’m quite pleased with the result 🙂

Have you made last minute changes to projects and how did they turn out? I’d love to hear about them!



About yarnsmithery

Sharing my love of yarny craft and encouraging others to give it a go!
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2 Responses to It’s a wrap!

  1. swissrose says:

    What a gorgeous stitch! And a clever and attractive solution, too.

    I’m still pondering on what to make with my skein, though It is already wound 🙂

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