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Thursday, August 17, 2006

P is for

perfectionist. i was going to say persnickety until i looked up the meaning online.

river's instructions tell you to use the lace cast on, so i used sharon miller's cast on in her heirloom lace book. knit knit knit. get ready to cast off. i wanted them to match, so i doodled with ez's sewn cast off, i think the match pretty well.




cast on


cast off



cast off in action. nice and stretchy :-)

yarn- alchemy haiku montreat path 2 skeins, plenty left over.

needles- lantern moon circs size 8. 17 pattern repeats.

oh fsm, it is way past time for a marathon blocking session...

thanks for all the comments re: the nutcase.

11 Comments:

Blogger ~ Peggy & Rebecca ~ said...

'Cause we just started it, like, 5 seconds ago and I forgot to tell you? Hi Vanessa! We've been enjoying your blog since last year after finding out you have a Betty wheel AND a fern sweater in the exact same color as Peggy's. You're one of the inspirations for us to start our own blog. So we're here, we're being silly with it and so far it's a kind of sweaty fun. I'm sure I'll get better at navigating the Blogger system sometime in the next few years! See you in February? Hope so!

10:41 AM  
Anonymous marti said...

how do you like the lantern moon cirs?

11:05 AM  
Blogger margene said...

Thanks for the heads up on both the cast on and cast off...but wait! Have we seen River?

11:12 AM  
Blogger christine said...

Perfection mastered!
Now, can we see the whole thing?

12:24 PM  
Blogger Alison said...

Nice cast-on/cast-off.

As for the nutcase, my brother's ex called him a lot and left him threatening messages, but as far as I know never did anything like that. Wow, scary.

2:32 PM  
Blogger judy said...

That's a great cast off. I have to remember it. Looks like you have been working hard to keep your mind off things. River looks amazing, have fun at the block party.

7:21 PM  
Blogger DeeAnn said...

I love how that matches - beautiful! Yep, definite perfection :) Can't wait to see Rivers blocked, the stitches are so clear pre-blocking it is sure to be a stunner.

9:25 PM  
Anonymous Dipsy said...

Wow, this is definitely perfection to its fullest and best! Great!

10:34 PM  
Blogger melanie said...

Now that *is* perfection, the cast on and cast of match so well and I bet they're really stretchy. More River please.

11:56 PM  
Anonymous Laurie said...

Very very nice match.

7:12 AM  
Blogger Marina said...

OMG, that's like using chopsticks or pencils to knit thread!

3:04 PM  

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