Saturday, July 25, 2009

Finally, a Finished Something!

I started to a Mara, a pretty straightforward shawl, a few weeks ago. I thought there was going to be pleating on the edging. It's not. It's basically ribbing, which while looking cool, wasn't what I had wanted.

I grabbed my copy of Folk Shawls. I've had my eye on Wool Peddler's shawl since I got the book.

I only had to do another 4 rows and I'd be at the correct number of stitches to make it! So...

Wool Peddler's Shawl.

Jenn inspired me to start a Central Park Hoodie. I realized at some point that I wouldn't be pregnant forever (although it feels like that most days) and that I'd be able to fit in normal sized clothes by the winter (hopefully).

It's going quickly. I started it Thursday night, and I'm almost done with the back! I'm using my favorite- Schaefer Yarns Miss Priss in the Georgia O'Keefe colorway. I had some pooling, so I decided to tie on another ball and work 2 rows ball 1, 2 rows ball 2 for the rest. So far, no pooling and it's coming along nicely.


Blogger sophanne said...

I love that shawl- beautiful

1:42 PM  
Blogger Carole Knits said...

I've had that shawl on my list forever. I've even got the yarn all spun to knit it. Hmmm. Perhaps it's time to start.

10:04 AM  
Blogger BeccaH said...

Very nice shawl! You'll love the Central Park Hoodie!

5:15 PM  
Blogger Octopus Knits said...

The shawl is lovely, and what great colors in your Central Park Hoodie!

1:15 PM  

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