Off the Needles: Quill Shawl

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

As I was mentioning in one of my last posts I just finished a project I had been working on since May 2014. So almost a whole year I put this beautiful edged shawl on and off my needles constantly.

I started working on the Quill shawl after I passed my state exam in May. After months of stress and learning 24/7 I finally found time to work on bigger, time-consuming projects again instead of only crocheting a few granny squares in between every now and then.

Just a few days after my exam we went to the South of Sweden for vacation. This is where I started working on the shawl. Then I wouldn't have thought that it will take me 10 months to finish it. I'm really proud that I proved the persistence to finish this shawl as it wasn't always fun to do yet another pattern repeat for the never-ending edge. But altogether it was a pleasant project and the result is simply gorgeous.


  1. I've just found your blog, beautiful shawl, look forward to seeing more of your work. Amanda at EightbySix

  2. beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Just discovered your blog, it all looks beautiful! You will be on my (Dutch) blog tomorrow at Ellebel's Inspirational Wednesday! Hope you like that!

    Groetjes van Ellebel (

    1. What a great compliment and yes of course I like that!!!
      Thanks for featuring my blog at yours :) this is really great
      best wishes

  4. Found you through Ellebel en must agree with what she says about you:
    very pretty pictures,
    nice blog

    (I am afraid you'll find too much colour to your taste at my blog)

    1. Thank you so much Brigitte!

  5. I also found your blog because Ellen showed some pictures of your blog on her blog today. You make lovely things! I'm a follower now. Gorgeous scarf!