Thursday, June 19, 2014

It's Not Over Until I Say So

Even though the Merino Featherweight is a lost cause, I still have lots of the same fleece in the shed. Lots.


I also have a few of the dyed locks left over from last year.


I also think I know where I went wrong and am anxious to give it another go. It really is a lovely fiber and color. I will be whacking the daylights out of the newly spun stuff and whacking the daylights out of the leftovers. I'm not taking any chances.


The other correct way to proceed, I believe, is to not construct a garment that is knit in one piece. The weight of blocking the entire thing was too much. I'll block each piece as I knit it to make sure it's behaving.


 Who knows if I'll end up with anything wearable but I can't give up on it just yet. Not with 8 pounds of this fleece still in the shed.

4 comments:

  1. Good decisions! Featherweight UK will be a success!

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  2. I was trying to say Featherwight II. not UK, silly auto-correct!

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  3. wow. good for you~
    will you make the same pattern?

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