I have been participating in the Paradise Fibers yarn club since last summer. The yarn for January was Mountain Colors Twizzle in the color Evening Star. It is a lovely worsted weight Merino wool with a strand of silk plied in. The silk adds a lovely pop of color to the yarn. Evening Star is a black and purple base with orange and blue accents.
Since black and purple are my cousin's favorite colors, I decided to make a triangular scarf for her as a birthday gift. I used the Ashton Shawlette pattern that I made for myself in the fall. Unfortunately I didn't check the yardage before I started, so I ran out of yarn less than a week before the project deadline! So I ordered a second skein and finished it later.
I had to keep setting this project aside for other things (like yarn club projects for February and March, and both of my big ice skating competitions this year...) but I finally finished the shawl over the weekend and got it blocked. Now that this is done, I can post about the other yarn club projects I finished in the meantime!