First take three skeins of the most luxurious yarn: Woolfolk Far, a 100% merino with a chainette construction having a micron count of 17.5 (instead of the usual 35 which most wool products have), resulting in a yarn that feels like cashmere.
Then take cabinfour's pattern: Pure Worsted
Add a very long driving trip with incredible views from Vancouver, to Kelowna through the Okanagan Valley and then back to Vancouver in British Columbia:
And before you know it you have created a very simple, beautiful shawl full of happy memories that you may never take off once the cooler weather sets in. Ravelry notes here.