Well, wittyknitty’s done it again. She dropped in to the shop a couple of weeks ago to show us this wedding shawl, which she had just finished knitting for C’s sister, M.
Usually, the border of a shawl goes around the two shorter sides, leaving the hypotenuse plain. Not in this case: here the Aeolian border continues along the neckline, entirely enclosing the body of the shawl in wonderful Estonian lace:
What’s more, the border glitters with the loveliest copper-coloured glass beads, so it sparkles in the light – the perfect contrast with the natural colour of the Dublin Dye Company alpaca laceweight:
You can read more about wittyknitty’s modifications on her project page.
It’s an honour to be able to show you this beautiful object and to wish C and her new husband every happiness in the years to come. This is another heirloom piece, to be cherished by generations.