15 March 2007

Finished!

Julie sent a picture of her newly finished Venezia napkin rings, taken with her camera phone before she wrapped them up to give away! Aren't they pretty? I love them! :)


In other news...guess what this is!


Yes! I blocked the poor, neglected Estonian Garden Shawl! It's not the most perfect blocking job, but it will do very nicely I think. :)

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8 Comments:

Anonymous Kath said...

You finally blocked it! Great!

11:10 PM  
Anonymous Dipsy said...

The napkin rings are so very beautiful and fragile looking, what an awesome gift!
And I'm really impressed by the beauty of your shawl - it seems as if you did a real great blocking job and mind you, I can't wait to see it after blocking in all its glory!

1:32 AM  
Blogger del said...

Julie's rings came out very nice! And ooooooh, look at that gorgeous shawl! I can't wait to see the whole thing!

10:41 AM  
Blogger BB said...

Where or on what did you block the gorgeous shawl? I've done bad jobs blocking shawls for lack of space. I read on someone's blog that she tacked her finished shawls to her walls! I don't think I can get away with that, or with asking my family and 2 large dogs not to walk on the carpet in some rooms...

11:52 AM  
Blogger Romi said...

Hi BB - I blocked it on the livingroom floor. *g* Here's the plan: I wait until evening, put the kids to bed, make sure the cat is still in the garage, wash the shawl, pin it out and then sometimes put a table over it. Then, in the morning, I unpin it and fold it up before anyone goes in the room. It only works for shawls, because they dry so fast! Sweaters are another story.

12:34 PM  
Blogger Melanie said...

Hooray for you! I'm glad you finished the EG shawl; it looks wonderful. (Insert clapping sounds from a northerly direction).

10:11 PM  
Blogger AR said...

Nice blocking pic!!

6:36 AM  
Blogger AlisonH said...

That is absolutely gorgeous. Well done!

12:19 PM  

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