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Eloewien
02-18-2007, 05:23 PM
I finally finished binding off the over 1000 stitches in the Rona shawl from Knitpicks... wow. Binding off took two days of work. I'm now getting back to my Hild sweater from Elsebeth Lavold's second book of viking knits- I think I'm getting the hang of cables! It's nice to be working on something much less intricate for the moment while I try to make up my mind what my next lacework pattern will be.
I haven't blocked the shawl yet- that's a project for later today or tomorrow!

Rona is using KP Shadow in Lost Lake, Hild is Berocco Ultra Alpaca, don't remember the color.

nadja la claire
02-18-2007, 06:00 PM
:inlove: OOOOOOO AHHHHHHHHH!!!! :inlove: Those are FABULOUS!!!!!!!
TWO DAYs? :passedout: Man, but it was well wroth it. The shawl is beautiful. I can't wait to see your sweater when it's complete.

:muah: :hug:

Nadja xxx

MoniDew
02-18-2007, 08:40 PM
WOW!!! The shawl is exquisite!
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YouCantBuyThisMovement
02-18-2007, 08:41 PM
Oh la la I love! Great work.

callmesusan
02-18-2007, 09:39 PM
They are both beyond words! I hope we will see photos of the shawl after blocking. The color of the sweater is awesome and what a beautiful pattern. :cheering:

Snugglebugmom
02-18-2007, 10:18 PM
What a gorgeous shawl!!

zip
02-18-2007, 10:58 PM
I would have that shawl's baby. :inlove:

Lieke
02-19-2007, 03:06 AM
:passedout: :thud: That's absolutely great. I love both.

Mariblue
02-19-2007, 04:01 AM
The shawl is stunning, and I'm liken' the cables on that sweater! Beautiful work! :cheering: :notworthy: :cheering:

Jennie8
02-19-2007, 07:14 AM
Gorgeous!!! :heart: Your work is sooo awesome. thanks so much for sharing, it's so inspirational.

mrs desert rain
02-19-2007, 01:31 PM
beautiful shawl, laura! :notworthy:

loveswildflowers
02-19-2007, 01:36 PM
WOW!! Beautiful! Such skill and persistence is truly admirable. I am impressed!

Birdy
02-19-2007, 02:09 PM
:noway: Wow! Those are exquisite! I :heart: them!

Eloewien
02-19-2007, 02:44 PM
:blush: I'm just severly ADD and stubborn... I didn't think it was anything spectacular... but I guess it is gorgeous :) I've made more progress on the sweater this morning, and I love the Berocco Ultra Alpaca-- it is sooo soft. It's for mom, so any leftover yarn I can use for me maybe...

Lighting57
02-21-2007, 11:48 PM
I just purchased 2000 yards of 100% wool lace yarn on ebay. Can you please tell me how many yards your shawl required? I bought this yarn planning to make a shawl in the future, but I don't have a pattern yet. It was such a great price ($11.50).

Eloewien
02-22-2007, 12:40 PM
It took just a bit less than 3 skeins of KP shadow... which is 440 yards... that comes to 1320 yards, so you should have plenty.

Cristy
02-22-2007, 11:36 PM
HOLY CRAP THOSE ARE AWESOME!!!

Shannon4J
02-23-2007, 11:57 PM
WoW!!! GORGEOUS!!!!

auburnchick
02-25-2007, 01:28 AM
Oh, My, Gosh!

That shawl is INCREDIBLE!!! :eyes:

You are one very talented lady!!!!

The cabling in the sweater is quite nice as well!!!

Eloewien
02-25-2007, 01:34 PM
Y'all are so sweet :) I don't really see myself as talented... I just read the pattern. Anyone who can design their own and make money off it is talented...

I'm also willing to help anyone as stubborn as me :) I've been getting people at work to try more adventurous projects. It's so much fun!

Jaxhil
02-25-2007, 09:58 PM
WOW- that is gorgeous!!! I can't imagine having the patience! Beautiful!! :cheering:

mwedzi
02-25-2007, 10:36 PM
2 days of binding off! Wow. Well, persistence sure does pay off. It's beautiful. I've yet to do a real lace project.