This was my first lace project! I had some problems getting started, then I found I pushed too hard by giving myself too short of a time constraint in which to finish the project to gift it to my MIL when she comes to visit, but I did end up finishing it with just a few days to spare! There are a few mistakes, but for my first lace project I'm pretty happy with it.
Alix's Prayer Shawl:
is the pattern.
it is on my Ravelry Project Page if you're on Ravelry
Yarn: Knit Picks Shimmer in Sunkissed colorway (lace weight 2-ply, 70% alpaca 30% silk)
Time: 6 weeks + 2 days (WHEW!)
I did this one with the yard stick to show the difference before and after blocking.
Here it is with the same yard stick right before blocking: