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All proceeds from this shawl will go to the European Stroke Research Foundation

On February 25th 2015, my Daddy, who lived 600 km away from me, had a stroke. While I packed my bag to visit him, I grabbed a beautiful skein of yarn to keep me busy and sane during the long drive. The yarn was Gaugedyeworks yarn, dyed to make a triangular shawl from the top down with stripes which are all the same width. So I knit a shawl and, stitch after stitch, filled it with thoughts and memories of and prayers for my Daddy.

When I finally arrived at the hospital, he was much better and two days later I went home again.

A few days later, he got much worse and again I hopped onto the next train and grabbed my shawl in progress before I went. He recovered once more and when I came home, the shawl and I had travelled 2400 km together and it was almost done.

I decided to end it with a beautiful knit-on border and I had only just begun working on it when my Daddy decided it was time for him to go to Heaven.

Language
English
Brand
Independent Designer
Designer
Tanja Luescher
Craft
Knitting
Format
Downloadable PDF
Skill Level
Beginner
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Pages
7
Notes
Please note that you need one hank of the XL size when using the yarn I used for the sample.
 

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