This shawl is made with regular worsted weight (4 ply) yarn. Only about 1/2 the cost of making one with the lovely Lion Brand Homespun yarn --- this was made with Caron "by the pound" yarn (see photo below) and used up the whole one pound of yarn for a cost of about $7.00 total. I will try a few other yarns and patterns to try to keep the cost down.
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I was able to put the finishing touches on two more shawls -- hard to photograph the true colors, but there are both very pretty colors. The one without fringe would be most appropriate for a man -- in lovely desert colors and no fringe. The cotton candy parfait color is
really much prettier than the photo shows.