I’ve been enjoying looking at all the FO pix of your Summer Mystery Shawlettes in the FO thread in my Ravelry discussion group. It’s fun to see the different yarns and colors you all have used.
My FO pix . . .
Here it is pre-blocking.
Here it is post-blocking.
I used Madelintosh Tosh Sock in the “Mulled Wine’ colorway for my shawlette.
And guess what? I bound off my Estonian Pi last night.
Unblocked, it measures 50 inches across.
I wet-blocked it today. Here it is pinned out on my living room floor.
It now measures 64 inches across.
Pattern coming soon!
I used Wollmeise Lacegarn in the “Fliederbusch” colorway on a 3.5mm needle. I purchased the yarn from The Loopy Ewe when they had the lace in slightly smaller skeins (a boo-boo from the mill that were sold at lower prices.) My skein, however, weighed 299 grams (I can’t remember how much it was listed as, but it was less) — a full skein of Lacegarn is 300 grams and 1740 yards. I had this much left over after knitting:
It’s probably at least 500 yards. 1740 yards divided by 300 grams is 5.8 yards per gram. Multiply 5.8 times 90 grams and you get 522 yards. Who would like my leftovers? There’s enough for a small shawl here.
Leave a comment to this blog post telling me you’d like it by Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 4:00pm EDT and I’ll draw a winner at random from the comments.
Speaking of winners, several of you correctly identified the television show that Lucy was watching in my last blog post as “How I Met Your Mother,” the episode from the first season entitled “Nothing Good Happens After 2:00 A.M.” Although you could only see the very bottom of the tv screen, the hint was the “2 am” showing at the bottom. I sent a coupon code good for some free patterns from my Ravelry store to the first two people who posted the right answer in the comments
Lucy is not sure he is going to watch tv today. She may spend the day napping.
She was, after all, a big help in the blocking of my Estonian Pi.