(cross posted to my own blog)
I finished my Icarus a while ago, but it's only lately that I've managed to get pictures wearing it. The weather has been crappy - thunderstorms, rainshowers, and wind. But it finally got nice enough - and I worked up the nerve - to take it off the back of the sofa and wear it.
It's gigantic! Something like a 76" wingspan and 36" down the spine, it pretty much dwarfs me. Because I'm going to end up sitting on the tail if I wear it normally:
I think it will end up much better wrapped:
But seriously - how do you all wear your shawls? This is my first laceweight shawl. I really have little experience wearing something this delicate. I really had to convince myself that it is not a sofa decoration, it's an actual garment intended to be worn by a human.
I also made a horrifying discovery this morning: my DH had draped slightly damp laundry over the back of the sofa and also over top of the shawl. I did not freak out, since god forbid I discourage any laundry activities. But where am I going to put Icarus, when I'm not wearing her? Help!