I've been busy but I had to find the time to get the MDSW yarn plied. That shawl needed to be on the needles asap.
It all was pretty painless until it was time to give it a bath.
It lost a lot of color.
Now that it is dry it isn't too bad. The light bits got lighter but I like the contrast.
I've got two ounces to work with and more to ply on the bobbins plus quite a bit of leftover fiber. That's good.
This is the first chart of nineteen repeats that need to be done before the top is picked up and knitted as short rows. That's more fresh snow it's laying on. Ugh.
It's becoming a tradition to start my spring shawl in the snow. What ever happened to our average February temperatures in the high 40's? Don't get me wrong. I like snow-in December and January. Snow after Valentine's Day is a nuisance.