First, last week I took a poll about which shawl I should knit. Well, I'm torn because the votes were pretty even so I took it over to Ravelry and decided that I shall knit all three but start with the Rockefeller by Stephen West using yarn I have had from Briar Rose for a few years matched with a gorgeous yarn dyed by a fellow Team Precious mate. I promise photos once I have the swatch done. (Yes, you read that right. I am going to take the time to gauge swatch) then The Water's Edge by Kelly J Knits before I attempt the BOTI by Kate Atherly so I'm going to have my hands full but I decided that having a couple of shawls with mostly garter would be better for knitting while at sporting events and travel than a lace filled shawl.
I finished my Briar Rose Polworth and just need to ply it. That will be a project for this weekend so you'll see the finished yarn then.
I got my required 24 inches for the project I am experimenting with on my big loom. As you can see, the weave isn't as tight as I wanted for towels so I cut it off and this weekend will also be spent getting the warp set again using a size 10 Reed. Hopefully this will be what I need.
La Vitre scarf out of time out. It is a gorgeous pattern written by our very own Voie de Vie and the only reason it went into time out was the yarn I chose. It's very sticky and I kept getting my stitches messed up because I'd grab two instead of one which messes up the pattern and TINKing back a YO is just too frustrating. I should have just knit it with my Alpaca like the pattern suggested but the intended recipient really liked this yarn. My goal is to finish this then knit it properly with my yarn.
So...I guess I may have found more free time that I thought. What can I say? I have a "mild" fiber addiction. Now, share your adventures in Fiber Arts. Thank you to everyone who visits each week and especially to those who leave comments and link in. I adore all of your support.
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