finished fabric

Oct 30th, 2010 knitting, swaps

See? I told you I was excited to finish and block this shawl! The real moment of truth is yet to come, when it’s dry and I get to feel how soft, drapey and luxurious the Sundara Silky Merino turns out. But stretching the fabric out to see the design in its entirety is always an exciting moment, too. It’s enough to tide me over…

blocked

Jul 21st, 2008 knitting

Today’s post is about my yesterday’s labors… soaking and blocking my newly finished Alhambra scarf. It’s fully dry by now, but I am waiting a little while longer before that delicious moment of revealing its finished form when I pull out the pins and set it free. I think I’ll have dinner before I go to work unpinning, to prolong the special moment a little…

tempting

May 16th, 2008 swaps, yarn p8rn fridays

Don’t forget to get your entry in for the lace scarf giveaway! Entering is easy and you have until the 20th.  Today’s featured yarn is just about the only thing in my stash that isn’t up for grabs for the prize (since I already have it dedicated to a project). This is Tempted Yarns Glam Grrl in the Java colorway, and I’m going to be…