Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Adding Buttons to a Shawl

I've made quite a few shawls over the past few years.

I created a pattern of three equilateral triangles, and made it in several sizes and colors. This is the largest, lying on the back of the sofa...

Recently I wore one to a gathering of former co-workers. Noting that my shawl kept falling off my shoulder, one of the women - a knitter herself - suggested I add buttons in the front and sides to make "sleeves."

I decided to give it a try - and I do like the result! It feels more like a jacket than a shawl... now that I have added the buttons.

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