And I am near to the final bind-off for my alpaca shawl project, and I am thinking I might take a risky step and change the pattern for a more elegant finish: instead of the garter stitch stop, I'd like to add an eyelet row before I bind off so that the top mirrors the sides. I've found a tutorial:
and her basic product matches my basic idea, so that's a step in the right direction
AND I THINK I WLL TRY IT OUT!
For me, inveterate rule-follower, this is a Very Big Deal. More to come. My goal is to be done by July 31, though the blocking may not happen till later, since I need to borrow blocking wires.
Here's a link to my ravelry page with my pattern info and musings on it.