What interesting and useful things can be manufactured in 17 days? Why, a beautiful christening shawl of course!
Out of interest and curiosity I googled '17 days' and came up with a diet (which sounded awful), a Prince Song (brings me back to my early teens), an arty blog and an album so I think I'm now in pretty good company!
A Stóir is a christening shawl or a baby blanket of my own design with little sleepy z's in the centre surrounded with little flowers, then the border has water, little kissing ducks, hearts, building blocks and flowers while the edging finishes the whole shawl off with zig zags and flowers.
I love it, it's a relatively easy knit, not boring at all and doesn't take too long to knit.
This shawl is knit with Jamieson & Smith's Shetland Supreme 2 ply Lace Weight in Natural White, so it's undyed and manufactured especially for those looking for something authentic.
It's gorgeous to work with, even and light and blooms and brightens nicely when it's washed and blocked. I find this wool very soft against my skin too, which is an added bonus.
A Stóir is now flying to the UK to it's new owner, I really hope they are happy with her and she becomes a treasured heirloom.