During the spring of 2004 the CIC_Knit List knit shawls for the CIC caregivers.
I knit this Candle Flame Shawl out of worsted weight Peace Fleece.
Using a #9 needle, the result was a nice draping fabric still heavy enough to provide warmth.
It took 16 ounces/800 yards of yarn, and I used almost every inch of it.
If you knit this shawl, remember to save a generous amount of yarn for the garter stitch band that finishes the long side of the triangle. (Experience speaking here. LOL)
I had to frog and make the band narrower than the pattern called for because I didn't have enough yarn left. Turned out I liked the narrower band better anyway.
Peace Fleece is 30% Mohair, 70% wool), 2-ply wool.
They advertise themselves as "A yarn company committed to helping historic enemies cooperate and prosper through trade."
That's great as long as the yarn is nice - and it is.
The Peace Fleece colors are complex and rich. This color is Dusty Rose, a dusty pink with orange and white flecks named after the wild roses that grow high in the mountain valleys of Soviet Georgia.