Thursday, June 30, 2011

the unthinkable

Well, after blogging yesterday, I made a decision regarding my unfinished shawl. I decided to rip back to right before the lace begins and go down a needle size.
While working on my shawl, I made a third decision. I decided to sort of tweak the pattern a bit to further ensure that I would have enough yarn to finish.  I made a plea on rav too for any leftovers of the yarn I used. Too bad I didn't go back online until now. The shawl is now complete. It is actually having a bath right now. So here is what it looked like before it went off for a bath.
 here's how much yarn i had leftover!
and here's a rough close-up.
After finishing up this baby (after hibernating for about a week!), I decide to do some other frogging.
Remember this?
Well, after hibernating for over a year, I decided to frog this sucker. So now it looks like this:
I am entertaining the idea of turning the balls of yarn into this. Yes, it's got acrylic in it and the stuff flies everywhere but what else am I going to do with all of this? lol. At least it's soft.  I only have 4 skeins of yarn though. I may cast on for it and see how far I get. But I first have to make sure I have the correct pattern since she has since updated it since she first released it about 3 years ago!
Not sure what I will cast on for next but it most likely will be a piece of clothing-either that vest I had promised the hubs or a cardi for myself. I have since lost the desire to make this with this but now I'm thinking maybe I'll make this instead.


  1. I hate that moment when you start to frog something. Even if only partially. It turned out lovely though!

  2. Gosh, now you see it, now you don't ;) Your shawl looks even better now! Hope you figure out what do do with the blue yarn...happy knitting :)

  3. Glad you were able to salvage the project and not completely rip it out. The shawl looks lovely. Good decision.

    I can't wait to see what you decide for the blue yarn.

  4. Oh wow, look at you tweaking a pattern to get it to work out for the amount of yarn. Looks great!

    What are you going to use the black yarn for? Any ideas yet?


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