Shawl, mixed fibers - wool, mohair, nylon, silk; woven stitch, size 4 wood cable needle, 24 inches.
Little did I think in 2008 when I started this shawl that I would be still working on it in 2011, but I am. One of the most difficult things has been to keep from pilfering the yarns that "belong" to the project because they are so gorgeous. But it will not remain a consisten fabric throughout if I don't keep the original yarns. So I have pilfered some, and have had to go digging through the stash to gather them back to this project a few times.
The gauge makes it a long piece, and it is about 30 inches wide. Each row is its own journey, sort of like an afghan that is knitted all the way across in rows. I have a dream of finishing it within the next couple months, so I am trying to work it into a daily knitting habit, somewhat like the whites afghan below.