Yarn chicken

We’ve all played yarn chicken a time or dozen.  Usually I lose and end up ripping back, or completely,  to start something new.  This time, eyeballing my wool, I just changed up the plan a bit and went with it.

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Another shawl in the freia fine handpaints ombre that I have been intrigued with lately. This yarn just fascinates me!  I need more, in other colors, for more shawls.  Never mind I don’t have use for a shawl, and there are only so many my mom and aunts can wear, but for now, I’m having fun.  Maybe I’ll open up an etsy shop.

As I reached the end of the yarn I was worried there wouldn’t be enough to bind of, so I just ended that crescent shape and cast of.

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There was enough left for maybe one more row!  But I won, unwinnable as it seemed.

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Here it is blocking on my daughters bed.  It is so pretty, so light and floaty.  And so BIG, i couldnt fit it all on her bed or in the viewfinder!  I am so enjoying lace weights right now.  Sweater that needs to be worked on be damned!

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Now back to this, number two of eight wedding shawls for daughters and nieces.  And the sweater, when I need something speedy to knit.

Happy day
Shannon

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2 thoughts on “Yarn chicken

  1. So pretty! My current yarn chicken is definitely a loss. Turns out I started a project that called for 1200 yards with only 700 yards in my stash?? What was I even thinking?!?

    • Oh, I’ve done that, lol, many times. My problem was I changed how to do the crescent part and didn’t think about all the extra rows I’d have to do to account for the changes. It worked, I like it.

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