I did it! I went out and took pictures while one napped in the house and the other played on a blanket on the lawn and tried to eat leaves.
I took these using the self-timer and a lawn chair instead of a tripod. The results… could be worse!
You can find all the details on my Ravelry page.
I would have liked to do 2 or 3 more repeats to make the shawl a tad wider, but overall,
I’m knitting my first shawl! It’s a sideways pattern called Argante. An awesome feature of this pattern is that the lace border is worked as you go. No picking up a bunch of stitches at the end.
I was gifted a pretty skein of Sunrise Fiber Company sock yarn. The colorway is “Champagne”, but it reminds me more of yellowing Fall leaves than a glass of bubbly.
The garter stitch is wonderfully smooshy and I know it’ll be even better after it’s blocked.
I’m a little farther along than these pictures show. I increased to 62 sts in the garter stitch section and have done a couple of rows of decreasing. I am now more than halfway done. It’s knitting up quite quickly despite my limited knitting time, so I am definitely loving this pattern.