The Lapis Mandala

I am making progress on the mandala shawl. I hate the beginning for circular shawls -- it is fiddly and I no longer like using double pointed needles and I can see some laddering which I will have to adjust before blocking.  I decided on metallic iris green beads to get a touch of gold and green together. I think they work.

Here is the yarn, Love Potion Number 3 from The Gossamer Web, custom dyed for me -


And a look at the knitting --



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