Wednesday, March 16, 2016
This is my only FO to talk about... well, it was off the needles before this but I only just made peace with the blocking part. It is the Emerald City Shawlette from Jimmy Beans Wool done on #6 needles with only one strand of Lion Brand Amazing in Mauna Loa.
I steam blocked it unforgivingly with my iron and a boat load of pins, as it is half wool, half acrylic. Its points could be a bit pointier, but considering that my target audience is a toddler (and the bind off was a wee bit tight), I think it is very Mary Poppins - practically perfect in every way. It will go into the mail, very delayed, along with two other packages tomorrow. I just love snail mail.
In other news, I've just undertaken the assignment of hosting my first family holiday this Easter. I hope to have my parents, brother and possibly my sister and brother-in-law. While they aren't expecting a big to-do, I am a big-to-do kind of girl and so I've got the long list written and 12 days to accomplish my mission of getting the house as ship-shape as a work in progress can be.
That said, I don't know what knitting and reading may get done over the next two weeks but I'm hoping it will at least be something share-worthy. What are you working on?
Show and tell with me and other knitty friends over at Small Things.