Friday, 3 July 2015

I'm apparently not a pro at making good decisions, because I have decided to knit a full-size, complicated shawl in lace weight.

The pattern is Limberlost Trails and it is beautiful (and my favourite word, FREE) but as you can see it is not the simplest or most easily memorised lace pattern in the universe. It is also all in charts, includes some techniques I don't understand, and is going to be ridiculously easy to lose my place in.

I've got the first 52 rows done. There are... a lot more to go.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015


You cannot defeat me, shawl! You cannot beat me!
You sat for weeks in my project bag, haunting me with my failure. Well, over two days I finished you. I got those needles and that yarn and I worked at you and now you are done.

And if part of you was done with a larger needles size than the rest, I don't think anyone will notice.

Pictures below the cut.