January 16, 2018
I indulged in a bit of selfish knitting over the holidays and finished (I need to sew the ends in) a week or so ago. I don't have much in grey; it's such a versatile color. Brora, designed by Gudrun Johnson, and knit in Brooklyn Tweed's Plains yarn in colorway Junko.
It's a distinctive shawl, printed all over with triangles of garter stitch. The arrowhead lace edging combines garter stitch and eyelets to achieve a flintknapped texture. The pattern teaches the Icelandic Bind Off technique to yield an elastic edge that partners effectively with garter stitch.
Pictures of it finished to follow!
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