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June Shawl Knitalong: Done!

Alpaca Affection Shawl

This post is part of the June Shawl Knitalong, hosted by Crafts from the Cwtch.

After two pattern repeats of the short rows section, I realised that I didn’t like how it looked. I wanted the dark gray and the black stripes to switch places, so I carefully started ripping back…

…three colours, double strands, and fuzzy yarn takes frogging 24 rows to an artistic level! Having six balls of yarn spiritedly dancing around like playful kittens makes it very difficult to keep things in order… but it’s all untangled now, I’m happy to tell you :) I’m very happy I made the effort, because although it was a small adjustment, it makes such a big difference and I think it looks so much better now!

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June Shawl Knitalong: Day 2

Alpaca Affection Shawl

Here’s my progress on the Colour Affection Shawl so far! It’s such a wonderful, fun and easy pattern :)

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June Shawl Knitalong

Color Affection Shawl (Photo: Veera Välimäki)

Color Affection Shawl (Photo: Veera Välimäki)

I’ll be taking part in the June shawl knitalong hosted by Crafts from the Cwtch :)
I enjoyed the last knitalong immensely, which makes me really excited about this one too!

The pattern we’ll be using is Colour Affection by Veera Välimäki, and here’s the knitalong FAQ post on Crafts from the Cwtch. The knitalong starts on June 1.

Please visit Crafts from the Cwtch for more pictures and links to other participants. Follow the knitalong posts on Twitter by searching the #JSKknitalong tag; same tag if you’re on Instagram (which I’m not).

Feeling inspired to join in? Please do! There’s always room for more :)