I thought I would post a couple of pictures of my latest shawl before I head east for some time with my extended family.
The pattern is Summer Flies (meaning Butterflies, not actual nasty flies!) and I used an alternative edging that some kind person posted on Ravelry as "My Version of Summer Flies."
The yarn is Handmaiden 75% silk and 25% camel, known as Camelspin, and it is to die for--so lustrous, so soft, easy to work with, hefty, and heavenly soft and smooth.
I had some doubts as I was knitting this, but the finished product erased all anxieties. Although there was some serious excitement/anxiety as I was binding off over 400 stitches--I was running out of yarn, and ended up with literally 6 inches to spare, out of 400 yards!
I'm wearing this on the plane tonight and pretending I am a cool person!