A ripping good time
And then I realized that I was knitting mittens for King Kong.
So I ripped. And then I restarted, this time using white for the pattern:
and US 0 needles. I like it much better.
Okay. I am totally and madly in love. And so far it fits, which is always a bonus. :)
Then there is my new version of Muir. I decided to design it using the Faroese structure as a model because I wanted a leaf panel down the center back. I swatched on larger needles with bigger yarn. I thought I had this one down. I got this far, and I realized that I hated the way the leaf motif was growing next to the center leaf here:
so I ripped.
almost down to nothing. (I love the way this shawl begins - I can't wait for you to see it!)
And then I reknit.
I am absolutely loving it now. I am so glad I ripped!
Gratuitous beauty and the bead shot:
I am almost back up to where I was before I ripped. Woo! I can't wait to finish. My lace projects look so horrible until I block them - it's always a pleasant surprise to me when I see that everything has turned out well in the end. I think that's why I generally finish lace so quickly!
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