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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

WIP Wednesday: I'm knitting again!

This week, I'm back to working on a knitting project. My last project that I got on and off the needles was my first lace shawl, the Holden Shawlette. I moved on from there to some crocheted shawls and shawlettes.  I've had the Citron shawl/ette in my queue on Ravelry for quite some time, as I wasn't working on a lot of knitting, as I am a slow knitter. However, I ordered some undyed lace weight yarn at the end of the year, and it came in the mail a few days ago. I wanted to dye it straight away. As I started the dyeing process, I started to look for a pattern. Lo and behold, the Citron was knit in a lace weight yarn! Yay!

So when my newly dyed yarn was finished drying, and I had gone from the skein to a ball, I cast on. At first, I was unsure if it would work. The lace weight seemed fiddling, and I was out of the knitting habit. But I got into it, and here is my progress so far:
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It's not very big, but I've also been working on some stash busting projects that I will show on Friday.

To see more WIPs, head on over to Tami's Amis!

10 comments:

  1. I really like the colors of the yarn. Cant wait to see how it works up.

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  2. Looks good so far, I am yet to knit a shawl and would love to know how you get on! Love the colour too!

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  3. Gorgeous colours; it's going to be sooooo pretty!

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  4. nice yarn colors :) dyeing sounds fun

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  5. oooh that will look fab in that colour.

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  6. Love the color - great job on the dyeing!

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  7. Pretty colour yarn you have there, the shawl should turn out very pretty.

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  8. The yarn looks lovely, you did an awesome job. And in no time the knitting will come back to you. I think spinning and dying will be the next craft I learn. I've been thinking over it on and off for the last few months. I can already hear Husband groaning :)

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    1. There's always groaning from someone- but don't let it stop you! Dyeing is so much fun, and if you do it with food dyes, it's cheaper and safer.

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