Sunday, July 14, 2013

Damson - Done!

Who needs drugs to get high?  Not me.  I can get high on spending time with special people, great music, travel and bringing knitting projects to a successful conclusion (especially if I started the project 1-1/2 years ago!), for example. In the last few days I've finished two projects.  I'll tell you about one now and another in the next post:

This first project is the Damson shawl.  I actually finished it at the end of April but only just got around to the blocking.  The picture doesn't really do the shawl justice - the color isn't as nice in the photo as it in person.  It turned out very well as the pattern was excellent and yarn was pretty.


Pattern:  Damson by Ysolda Teague

1 skein - 420 yards (384 meters)
Color:  Nostalgia (mauve)
Received the yarn as a gift from a friend who purchased it on a trip to Loop in Philadelphia 

  Needles: US 6/4.0 mm

Note:  Did two rows fewer than what the pattern called for as I was running short of yarn.  There was no negative impact on the finished shawl.

This earlier picture shows the color better.

Next up....move mauve-ness: a cardigan named Sprossling.  My quest to finish as many projects in 2013 continues.

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