This is my Victorian Lace scarf that I've been working on for a bit. It's from Victorian Lace Today and the yarn I'm using is Handmaiden Seasilk - the color is Ocean. It's a dream to work with and so soft! I had initially wanted to use this yarn in a shawl but holding 5 dpns made me want to stab myself in the eyes.
And this is my ongoing project. I pick this up whenever I'm tired of whatever I'm working on or if I'm between projects. It's the Lizard Ridge Blanket with Noro Kureyon. This thing takes 22 skeins so it's going to take a while. I bought 10 skeins of it so I have enough to get almost halfway through before I have to purchase more. The cool thing is the dye lot isn't going to matter much, so that takes a lot of the pressure off me with regard to getting all the yarn together.
Ok, your turn!
This past Tuesday I popped into my lys after work to pick up the new Vogue Knitting, and lo and behold there it lay: The World's Largest Sock. Begun by a woman in England, the Big Sock is traveling the globe and, when complete, will hold the Guiness World's Record for Largest Hand Knit Sock. Eleven people can work on the sock at once, and the round consists of 1,500 stitches. I knit on the sock for an hour, which involved changing seats three times to follow my needles around.
Reporters from the AJC and the Marietta Daily Journal were present, and I was interviewed by the latter, but all that made it into the paper was my name.
- Current Location:Work
- Current Mood: bouncy
What are you guys working on? I still have my Lizard Ridge blanket in progress. That thing will take me years to finish. I pick it up when I'm between projects. I've also given up on my A Gathering of Lace spiral shawl. I've tried using two circulars and I've also tried 5 dpns. Either I do something wrong or the stiches fall off the needles. I'm done with it for now. It's stressing me out too much. So - I started a really gorgeous lace scarf from Victorian Lace Today. Hopefully this one will be enjoyable and not a source of angst! LOL!
Ok, what about you guys?
Anyway, I'll try and post a photo tonight. The shawl was based on this pattern. I wasn't crazy about her color scheme but I really liked the design. I think it turned out really pretty.
What are you guys working on these days?
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