March 20th, 2016

The Librarian

It's all over but the weaving in of yarn ends ...

Laid down the law to myself that I couldn't touch the handspun until I'd completed at least one of two almost-finished projects. And I'm reasonably good about this kind of self-disclipine most of the time. ;p So as of a few minutes ago, I bound off the final stitch of Slain. Yarns are all from a local dyer who lives in Banff; the colourways are "Falling Leaves" (orange), "Dandelion" (green), "Dark Opal" (brown).

Now I want a burnt-orange wool jacket/coat (a couple of shades darker than that colour in the shawl) to wear it with ...

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The Librarian

The rewards of being "good"

"Slain" has had all its yarn ends woven in (my least favourite part of knitting) and now all it needs is a bath and blocking. And now my two skeins of luscious handspun are wound into one big ball (with the two adjoining ends colour-matched), the chosen pattern is printed and all is ready to cast on! :-)

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