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The Birds Are Late


Finally, FO pics of the Birds of a Feather mystery shawl. It’s an odd shape and size, and I’m not sure whether I’m entirely pleased with it. I really don’t know how to wear it, that’s for sure.


This particular skein of Baltic seems to be cursed. I'd originally gotten it to make Veera Välimäki's shadow mystery shawl but ended up ripping it out because (ha!) it was an odd shape. Second try with the yarn and the it isn't much better. The second shadow skein, tml in Candlewick, did make one of my favorite cardigans so I guess that evens it out.



  • On Ravelry: Birds of a Feather

  • Pattern: Birds of a Feather by Erica Jackofsky (Fiddle Knits)

  • Yarn: Madelinetosh tosh merino light in Baltic (342 m/374 yards) and Glazed Pecan (326 m/357 yards)

  • Needle: 4.5 mm

  • Size: Small, Clue 4 with asymmetrical finish and a 24-row garter-stitch side edge

  • Mods: Did the slits in Clue 4 but sewed them shut after blocking

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Susanna Winter is a knitwear designer, creating timeless and elegant pieces with clean lines. She has been knitting for over 20 years, knit blogging since 2007, and designing knitting patterns professionally since 2016.

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