Wednesday, February 27, 2013

if you thought the shawl would be done...

well then you are wrong!  It is not done yet, but I am so so close!  I only have 3 rows left to do!  Granted, those 3 rows each have a whole heck of a lot of stitches, but, I am close!  I think that by next week I will have it finished and blocked and ready to go for a certain niece who has a birthday coming!


I have really enjoyed knitting this shawl, even though it seems to have taken me ages to *almost* complete it.    Emma has been asking for one since this one started to take shape, so I guess it will be back to the yarn store for me (darn!).

I am also almost finished with The Briarpatch Gospel: Fearlessly Following Jesus into the Thorny Places.  It hasn't been at all what I thought it would be, but I have enjoyed it so far, as long as I can get past some parts (which I easily can!).  I plan to have a full review on Saturday of it, as well as any other books I happen to finish this week!


I hope that next week I have something a bit more exciting than the same shawl I have been knitting for so long!  Perhaps a finished product, and maybe something new and fun.  Easter is coming, and I am sure my kids would love to have something fun for that - granted I am running out of time at this point!  I need to look into whether or not you can knit all of these cute little animals I always see online!  I think all of the ones I have ever seen have been crochet, and for some reason I just can't seem to catch on to crochet!

Joining in with Tami and Ginny and Keep Calm Craft On

13 comments:

  1. Can't wait to see it finished, ill have to check your old posts to see what the pattern is :)

    I have the sameproblem- always the same project to share! I just finished a shawl that has taken me 8 months! Its a good feeling :)

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    1. Hi Tanya! You know, I never seem to include the patterns that I am working on when I write these posts! Most of the patterns I use are off the Lion Brand website - because so many of them are free. I haven't really figured out ravelry yet :-) This pattern is lace shawl L10579, although I am using alpaca yarn that I love instead of whatever is called for in the pattern.

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  2. It won't be long and you will be wearing it..what a beautiful shawl...I love alpaca:)

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  3. Love the colour, look forward to seeing it done :)
    x

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  4. Alas, wish I could crochet too. There are so many cute animals, flowers, etc. out there that are done in crochet.

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  5. It's so pretty! Also, I *love* the chicks in your header! <3

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  6. Lovely looking shawl! You just reminded me that I'll be seeing the nieces and nephews this Easter ... maybe I should try whipping up some of these:

    http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/bunny-egg-cosy

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  7. Shawl is pretty; I'm sure she'll love it.

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  8. Your shawl looks better than mine ;) It's beautiful. I love it!

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  9. Congrats on coming so far with the shawl! Just a little bit further to go :)

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  10. Can't wait to see the finished shawl! It looks beautiful.

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  11. Th shawl it's looking lovely, good luck with it.

    Here's my WIP: http://mibruno.com/en-proceso-78/

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