Saroyan (shawl) Complete!

Fresh off my needles is the Saroyan shawl. I had five (5) pattern repeats left to do because I got a couple of days behind and I decided to just go ahead and do them all tonight. I am glad that I did. I steamed blocked it but to be honest I felt like it could have been a better job of it. I think I am going to give it to the recipient tomorrow instead of wait to do so.

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Pattern is Saroyan it can be found on Ravelry.com
Yarn is Red Heart Super Saver Solids in Grey Heather, its acrylic.

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Lessons learned: I still have a ways to go to get good tension knitting the continential way. However I figured out that I was knitting to tightly and purling loosely. By not tightening my knit stitches after each stitch my tension comes out better.
Also learned that even though I feel like I am a slow knitter in comparison to most, I’m not to shabby to finish a complete shawl in just 28 days.

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I would definitely make this again. In fact Mom wants one, but I think I’ll make her something else we’ll see.

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