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Monday, May 10, 2010
A daring rescue mission!
This particular daring rescue mission took place at 3am on Sunday morning and involved a bit of lace knitting. I've got to the centre panel on my new lace shawl and it was all going swimmingly. I didn't sleep very well on Saturday night and got up about 2am. I sat here knitting quietly and suddenly realised I wasn't happy with what I was knitting. When I'd transitioned into the centre motif, I did mirror the second motif, which I wanted. It's not a huge differnce and most people probably wouldn't have noticed the difference but I wanted it right. I had put a lifeline in before I started the transitional charts but I didn't want to rip back as far as that. would have taken far too long to re-knit. So I decided to just rip out the actual motif.
here's the before picture: please bear in mind this is taken at 3am which is why the lighting is so bad.
I'm in the middle of doing yarn update now. I've got a brand new lace yarn which is utterly gorgeous. It's Angora Lace which comes in the same cute little skeins my Amazing Cashmere Lace comes in (have a few more skeins of that too). It has 400m per 50gr skein but is a little cheaper than the cashmere. It's incredibly soft, light and gorgeous. It's not as 'fuzzy' as most angora yarns either. A lot of angora yarns are a bit like mohair but this is not, it has got a bit of a halo though. I'm hoping to cast on a little lace scarf in this yarn soon.
I've only got a few colours but there will be more, hopefully on Thursday.
Angora Lace Silver:
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Posted by YarnAddictAnni at 5:31 PM