Finished Mystery Shawl

Finished the shawl today, although I decided rather than do a standard cast off, I crocheted it. Now, I am not a crochet man, and this is the first real time I have done it. I have produced chains in the past that were tighter than cramp, however, this binding off seems perfectly done, which was more of a shock than anything else. I had seen a woman doing that binding off on Instagram, and thought it would be a nice finish. Who knew I would manage to get it right first time.

The pattern was from The Knitting Circle, Mystery KAL.

  4 comments for “Finished Mystery Shawl

  1. May 3, 2021 at 12:35 pm

    Wow, a crochet cast off! I’ve only just learned how to crochet after nearly 60 years. My crochet tends to look like overcooked spaghetti.

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    • May 6, 2021 at 6:33 pm

      To be honest Tony my crochet looks like knots normally and as mentioned tighter than cramp. My problem is that I’m never sure if I should be right handed or left handed at it as nether feels right, which is confusing as I’m ambidextrous. I’m determined to learn though.

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  2. May 3, 2021 at 3:40 pm

    I bet that gives it a nice smooth edge. The shawl looks wonderful.

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    • May 6, 2021 at 6:28 pm

      It did. I was pleasantly surprised by the finish and glad I went with my gut to do it that way.

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