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Friday, February 7, 2014

On the Needles - 2/7/14

Quilting has been getting most of my creative mojo this past week, but I'm excited to share this FINISH with you ....


Wingspan is done!!! 

I ran into one little roadblock however....  



When I blocked it, which of course stretches out the stitches, a hole appeared!!!  
Right smack dab in the middle of the shawl!


Wow!  I have no idea how that happened, but I suspect it was because I was thinking this was such an easy knit and just not paying enough attention to what I was doing.  It looks like a yarn-over got in there somehow - which is really strange, since that section is just pure garter stitching - go figure!!!  So I suppose it's really not quite done until I figure out how I'm going to repair the hole.  However, I am very happy with this project overall and look forward to wearing it one day soon.

I wore my Cloud Illusions shawl to Guild last Tuesday for the first time and got rave reviews :)  I forgot to get a picture to share with you all though - I'll do better next time!

The red House Targaryen socks are still in process, as is my Swing Cowl.  They will both be getting more love now that Wingspan is done :)  And I'm thinking I may start my Rocio sweater soon :*)

This week's yarn report -
Yards stashed YTD - 2,200
Yards purchase this week - 0
Yards used this week - 400
Net yards stashed - 1,800

What's on your needles?
Share at Judy's Patchwork Times today!

Hugs & Blessings!
Teresa
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10 comments:

  1. It turned out lovely! Ack - I had that hole thing happen on something I made too. Get some sewing thread that matches your yarn and sort of weave it through the stitches around the hole and sung them up a little. It makes it nearly invisible.

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  2. This is so beautiful!
    Isn't that just the required ventilation system that allows the neck to breathe while wearing? (I tried!) : )

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  3. Justquiltin's advice should work! It sure is pretty. I always have something on needles somewhere, too....

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  4. It's lovely and I think the first comment is a solution.

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  5. It is still pretty even with the hole...probably for you an easy fix.

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  6. It's very pretty. I can vouch for your Cloud Illusions. It was very lacy and delicate. Wonderful job.

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  7. Oh no! I hope it's an easy fix because its gorgeous.

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  8. Your Wingspan is beautiful, Teresa. I'm sure you will repair the hole and no one will be the wiser. It's hard to pick a favorite of all your knitting projects. I love them all.

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  9. Beautiful, Teresa. You did an amazing job on this.

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  10. It it is gorgeous despite the little hole. I am sure you will be able to fix and no one will ever know

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