Not the brand of vegetables, the lace pattern.
I finally made it to the Bird’s Eye Lace portion of the Aestlight Shawl.
I would have made more progress had I not done something stupid halfway through the first repeat. As I knit I realized that the holes in the pattern weren’t lining up properly, so I had to backtrack and see where I had messed up. I’d dropped the second yarnover on one of the motifs so I was off by one stitch. I managed to repair it without having to rip back, so all’s well that ends well!
I’m trying to time the completion of this shawl to coincide with the start of the Enchanted Wood Knit-Along. I’m too lazy to read the posts in the Ravelry group, but L-B tells me that the first clue will be emailed to us just after midnight this Saturday night.
I guess I could wind up some of my yarn in preparation.
But at the moment I’m too distracted to even think about such mundane tasks. Look what I got today:
On preview copy of my new book Toe-Up Socks For Everybody, which is coming out on March 23rd. I am very very excited but Lucy doesn’t seem to be too concerned about it, does she?
Bonus shot — the back cover!
Lucy seems a bit more interested — I guess she likes colorwork socks better than lace.