July 13th was my mother-in-law's birthday so Andy and his sister went up to Michigan to spend the Independence Day weekend with her and to deliver her gift...
Tah-Dah! A mere 10 hours before my flight out to Colorado to attend my cousin's wedding... her shawl is complete!
Apparently, getting me to accomplish knitting projects is no different than most other things in my life... give me a deadline! No time for pics... just knitting!
Come Out & Knit!!!
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Yesterday I had the opportunity to volunteer at a local alpaca farm for shearing. The day started at 7:30 a.m. with the arrival of the Iowa-based shearing team.
A week ago, at our Friday evening KTog at The Gifted Purl in West Dundee, IL, we had a bit of a birthday celebration for MWK's very own Patchworkjester. Ben turned a whopping 24 years old!!
From the size of me... people really should KNOW that when I say I am taking a Spinning Class that it does NOT involve a bicycle, spandex or a water bottle!
Since I am almost done with the Bigfoot Shawl... I casted on the "Forest Canopy Shawl" by Susan Lawrence (I'm Knitting As Fast As I Can). I am using the Blackberry Ridge Woolen Mills, Inc (Mt.
This is the Bigfoot Shawl by Alison Jeppson Hyde from her book "Wrapped in Comfort: Knitted Lace Shawls" I am using DK weight superwash Merino in the Blue-Violet colorway from Blackberry Ridge Woolen
I just finished the MMario's Faux Spanish Lace Shawl for Paul's (PaxKnitter) Mother. I certainly did not get it done in time to give it to her in person when we visited Nashville last month...