For a long time, I've thought about making myself a shawl and as I wanted a slight break from knitting, I chose a pattern from a crochet book which was for an afghan. I simply began with half the required stitches and did a few rows last night. I'm loving this! The yarn is so soft and cuddly and the shells are so easy.
Here's a couple pictures...... the first is a close-up view so you can see the stitches. The second is how it's going to look. I have much more to do!