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The shawl is a generous size at just over 2 metres long (83 inches) and 43cm (17 inches) wide and can be worn in a variety of ways. It is made from 100% mulberry silk yarn in a crochet lace stitch. The yarn is hand dyed in small batches and is a very pretty lilac pink colour. There is a natural variegation of shades to the yarn, that is a feature of hand dyed yarns and you can see this best in the second photograph where the shawl is tied and shown full length. The yarn dyer's name for the shade is Taking a Bath of Roses they have a somewhat eccentric and fabulous sense of humour!
As with all silk yarns, there is a lovely sheen to this yarn, particularly when under stronger light very pretty. The stitch pattern I've used creates ripples and waves throughout the length of the shawl and because of the lovely light nature of the yarn, it falls is lovely soft folds; even on the edges of the shawl, which are perfectly straight silk moves with an elegance all of its own.
The shipping costs shown for this item include the 'signed for' service in the UK and a tracking service for International orders. Please note that I do automatically refund postal cost overages for international items.
The basic design of this wrap was my very first crochet shawl design and I've made it many times in different yarns and to different dimensions. I adore the gentle waving shape of the stitch pattern and love to see how it looks in different yarns and worked to different gauges.
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by the crimson rabbit within 3 days of receiving payment.
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You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.
Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken.