My current work in progress:

1. Drachenfels, designed by Melanie Berg, knit from Madelintosh Pashmina in the Black Walnut, Seasalt, and Mineral colorways on a 4 mm (U.S. size 6) needle.
2. Myriad stealth projects.

Before and After

Before:

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It measures 24″ down the center back and has a 60″ wingspan.

After:

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After a bath in warm water and woolwash, pinned out for blocking, it measures 30″ down the center back and has a wingspan of 70″.

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To recap, this is the Two-Thirds Shawl (my own design) knit from Handmaiden Mini Maiden in the “Periwinkle” colorway, on 4mm needles. I used approximately 900 yards.

I did indeed finish the Bamboo Socks on Friday.

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And Lucy is off for a nap with a friend after the excitement of helping me to block the shawl.

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Have a great Sunday, and welcome to November and Standard Time. Wheeeeeeee!