Enfin! I enjoyed knitting this, but it was a lot of knitting - I could've knitted a sweater for the same amount of knitting - well, almost.
Et, voila (Kate Gilbert sitting casually yet glamourously sipping coffee outside a chic French cafe, I'm not!)
And will I ever wear it? Well, maybe not as a shawl - but I like the scarf wearability of it. The aran silk was perfect for it and gives it a good weight and warmth but I sort of wish I'd made it in a darker, maybe more aubergine colour.
So apart from posing at the French cafe (cough, cough, you mean back garden) I've been busy dyeing up this week's shop update which includes some vibrant aran silk, but I've also been completing several custom orders, one of which is this: