A few people mentioned having trouble visualizing the construction of the Twine cowl. Which is funny, because I thought it was just me!
Anyway, I took two more pictures outside with a potted plant for scale. Even though it was drizzly and the light was weird and made everything look unreal.
Here you . . . → Read More: Twine Cowl: Technical Pics
I finished the Twine cowl from Sweet Shawlettes, and I’m very pleased with the results.
This is one of those mammoth, oversized cowls that are so fashionable these days. It’s actually three bulky cowls, twisted together. They are looped through each other like rings of a chain, so they don’t fall apart, but . . . → Read More: Twine Cowl/Cat Pandering
I have finished all the knitting for my Twine, and it’s ready for assembly. But I decided to give the pieces a full soak and block first, because I’m planning to submit this to the county fair next August*.
Ordinarily I wouldn’t bother to block Berkshire Bulky before wearing it, because blocking doesn’t change . . . → Read More: Twine, Blocking
This gets a little complicated, but I think it’s hilarious.
The background: I’m working on Twine, from Sweet Shawlettes, which requires three shades of yarn. I decided to knit it in a different yarn than the one called for. A yarn which works up at a somewhat smaller gauge.
Then the following events occurred:
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There’s so much sadness, isn’t there? It’s overwhelming, and there’s nothing to be done about it. I’m sorry. And I don’t want it to be like, “Redshirt Knitting? Oh, that’s a great blog. Except for the way it makes me weep unconsolably.”
I started the Twine Cowl from Sweet Shawlettes which will be making . . . → Read More: Looking Forward