My current work in progress:

Tawney Sweater,by Jenni Barrett, knit from MadelineTosh Tosh Sock, using 3.25mm and 3.5mm needles.

Just Because

Here is the picture of the sky when I got to work this morning.

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I love that the days are getting noticeably shorter. It gives me hope that the horror that is summer will end. Eventually.

However, knitting with hot pink laceweight makes everything better. See?

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My pink blob is growing and starting to look like something.

Here is the center back:

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And here is one side:

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As I mentioned, I am knitting this from the top down. Faroese shawls have an extra bit of shaping on the shoulders to ensure that they stay in place when being worn. I achieved this extra oomph of shawl by extra increases on the first however many rows it was.

I can’t wait til this is long enough to try on. 🙂

For my next trick, I might doodle up a Faroese shawl from the bottom up. And in a heavier yarn.

Lucy Sez:

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“The a/c makes me happy!”