This Verdaia is one of those projects that just knits itself. You know the type… one day it’s just a little triangle on the needles, and overnight it’s apparently become a living, breathing demander of all knitting attention, flying off the needles at breakneck pace with nary a care for keeping you up to late, missing meals or work hours, or anything other than the incessant KNIT ME demand. In short: I’m in love with this shawlette! I tried to blog about it when it looked like this:

But all of a sudden, it looks more like this, just three rows from binding off, blocking, and being done:

I’m hoping to finish it off tonight and block it over the weekend. I just can’t _wait_ to see this beautiful yarn all blocked… it’s the Sundara Silky Merino 50/50 silk/wool blend, and boy do you feel the silk content. It’s really smooth and soft as you knit with it, I think the finished shawl is going to be so special and luxurious feeling. Another thing I love about this fancy yarn is that I won it in a charity raffle! You might remember when I posted to encourage you all the enter the drawing… well I guess that good turn deserved another, and I totally won the most delicious prize box of fantastic yarns. This one is the first to jump on the needles… lucky me!

Sundara Silky Merino Finger in Cobalt over Mediterranean