Still working on some projects, Wingspan and Milkweed. Wish I could say these are close to finished, but not quite. It will take a big effort to get either one done for a Friday Finish. I will give it the old college try though.
Wingspan is halfway done, I hope. 3rd skein of 4 is joined and I am forging ahead. It will be decided upon completion of the 3rd skein whether I will add 1 or 2 more. I can pick up another skein today since we are knitting at the shop where I purchased the yarn. I am hoping I get to the point of knowing in time to pick it up.
Still loving the knitting and color changes in this piece.
Milkweed is the other piece that gets worked on. I am getting quicker on the rounds as they are decreased by 8 sts every 6th row. Soon there will be even more sts decreased away every 4 rows! Getting close, but still alot of rows to go. Wondering how to best block this piece when done. I want the lace to pop, but don’t want to flatten out the cables. Will maybe just use my wires to hold the lace taut while allowing the cables to be a little more natural.
Slipped some paper under the lace so you could see the panel better. To each side of the lace is a left or right twist cable. At each side seam is a braided cable, you can see one on the left side.
Hopefully I won’t come home with a bunch of yarn today. It might be a bad thing to knit in a yarn shop on a regular basis. It would be very bad for the budget I am trying to put myself on. Considering I have an order waiting to submit for WEBS, I might need to wear blinders today. LOL. Waiting to see what yarn color is preferred by the expectant mom of twins. Not sure which gender, so I am thinking I might do them in school colors, she is an assistant principal at the girls’ high school. But that might just be too cliched. What color do you girls think I should use to knit them? I hate pastels, so I would never use those. The school colors are gold and brown, not at all baby colors. And rainbow is not preferred either. I guess I will know in time.
Now it’s time for you to go see what else is being worked on this week. I am sure there are lots of pretty things being created. Tami’s got the scoop!