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November 6, 2005

Red Leaves completed

Red Leaves was a relatively quick knit and took just under three skeins of yarn for a smallish shawl/largish scarf depending on your viewpoint. And as usual, the final blocking is the most fun of all.

Before Blocking:


After Blocking:


Ain't that neat?

Here's more detail:


Lace is more impressive looking than it really is, especially at a comparatively large gauge. Check out Stephanie's baby shawl that looks like it has has both Orenberg and Shetland inspirations for an idea of how much work goes into a fine gauge shawl with a complicated edging.

Posted by Leigh Witchel at November 6, 2005 11:26 PM

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