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Old 07-07-2009, 12:06 AM   #41
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Here is my yarn for my shawl. It looks a bit scrappy because I have unskeined it a couple of times to have a good look at it. It is The Knittery Merino Cashmere from Australia.
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Old 07-07-2009, 09:08 AM   #42
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Your yarn is beautiful! I can't wait to see how it looks with this shawl.

I decided to frog and restart with 113 stitches. I'm only through 1 repeat right now, but I already like it better. Probably won't get to work on it today as we are meeting up with some friends for a long over due visit.
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Old 07-07-2009, 11:19 AM   #43
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Arrrgh! I'm afraid to dye my yarn because I'm not really loving any of my samples - they seem to 'cotton candy'- ish for this shawl - do you know what I mean? I've tried blending some different colors to tone it down a bit, but I'm still not happy with the colors I'm getting. And I'm afraid if I dye some and then decide I need to make the shawl longer, I won't be able to match my yarn exactly. I wonder how much extra I would need? I currently have 540 yards.

I wish I would have just found something I liked. I may go shopping again. At least I have the benefit of your casting on yesterday and deciding it may need an extra repeat or two width wise, but I really don't want to get left behind on this. I'm sorry you had to rip and re-start Lieuvena - but it's probably good that you went ahead and did it now rather than changing your mind a few more repeats into it (that's what I always do - try to ignore it only to find that my dissatisfaction really just doesn't go away) Sounds like you did the right thing!
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I have done 7 repeats so far, I will try to do at least one repeat each night so it does not drag on too long. I do 1 repeat of the baby blanket I am doing as well, but have not been getting home from work til about 8.30 each night. Looking good though!
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Old 07-09-2009, 01:41 PM   #45
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I have completed about 8 inches. The pattern is beautiful and easy to follow. I am very happy with the yarn
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Old 07-09-2009, 07:16 PM   #46
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I'm in my 5th repeat. I'm hoping to get at least one repeat a day done. I'm off to a bit of a slow start, but I'm loving it so far!

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Old 07-11-2009, 03:11 PM   #47
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I have been knitting with KP's Options, Just recieved Harmonies today. All that can be said is WOW!! They make every increase and decrease a hundred times easier
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Old 07-12-2009, 08:54 PM   #48
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Just finished the first ball of yarn, its about 10" not stretched out. 23" stretched
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Old 07-12-2009, 09:56 PM   #49
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Originally Posted by maniago View Post
Just finished the first ball of yarn, its about 10" not stretched out. 23" stretched
Awesome. I can't wait to see how it looks!

I haven't worked on mine in two days. I really want to, but I've been feeling rather sick. I found out the first of the month that I'm PREGNANT! This will be #5 for me. I'm very excited, but the nausea has me pretty bad right now, so I've had to put the shawl down for a bit. I've been working on an easy sock pattern instead.

I can't wait to pick the shawl up again. I'm not usually sick for very long and don't tend to have very bad morning sickness, so I'm hopeful that I will be starting again very soon!
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Originally Posted by Lieuvena View Post
Awesome. I can't wait to see how it looks!
I can't wait to pick the shawl up again. I'm not usually sick for very long and don't tend to have very bad morning sickness, so I'm hopeful that I will be starting again very soon!
Congrats!
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