It is still very chilly today and to add insult to injury, I trudged back to the office this morning. I’ll admit that I was very jealous of Lucy, who went back to bed as I was leaving for work this morning. At least it was sunny today. Here’s the late afternoon sun glinting off the buildings:
But all is not doom and gloom, for I have finished the garter stitch triangle that makes up the center portion of the Aestlight Shawl, and picked up the stitches around that triangle.
I am now ready to commence the fun portion.
From the comments, some questions.
I note that you sometimes use superwash wool in your shawls. I’ve always thought that superwash wool, or wool combined with synthetic fibers, does not hold the blocking well. So, I tend to shy away from that combo. What’s your opinion?
I’ve made a lot of lace pieces from superwash wool, and have never had any issues with blocking. I tend not to use synthetics, so can’t offer any opinion there.
A number of you have asked what I do with all the shawls I wear. Well, I either shred them or burn them.
No, just kidding. Some I give away, and some I keep and wear. As simple as that.
And several of you have asked what Lucy’s pillow says. Here you go:
Lucy agrees completely.