Yarn: Gold from Mondial (20 % cashmere, 80% new wool)
Needles: Size 3
Thoughts: I wanted this to me a more 'substantial' shawl - so I went with Amanda's recommendation and picked a somewhat thicker yarn than called for (I would classify this as sport weight - not lace weight). The pattern was easy to memorize - and the nupps - although a pain with this thicker yarn - weren't as bad as I thought (considering all of blogland was complaining about them!).
It's off in the mail to Mom right now!!!