OK, here is the Mystery Shawl Clue #1 and my first attempt at Blog MouseOver Magic.
Here is the ball of yarn (that's the one I re-dyed with Rit) ~
Mouse Over to see the shawl itself. And you can't see it because it's against the needle, but YES there is a lifeline!
Editing to add: IT WORKS! HOW COOL! A big big Thank You! to Nona Knits where I found the instructions for how to do this.