Tuesday, April 24, 2007

the rarely seen progress

If you've been reading my blog for some time you probably would've noticed that I'm really bad at posting knitting progress. Seriously, whenever I look back at my own post all I see is FO or yarn porn post! I guess that's why I don't blog very often, I always get the feeling that if I've got no new FO or new yarn, then I have nothing to talk about.

Or maybe I'd just ramble and I'm worried that would turn people away.

But I do love talking, really. Try stopping me once I start. I can't even stop myself most of the time ;D
Just not today, consider yourself lucky. I'm posting now because I'll be buried deep in my coursework for this week, I doubt I'll even have time to knit.

Anyway, here's the progress picture I've been talking about

It's the Shetland Triangle shawl in progress. Well, theoretically speaking it should've been done last week if I had bothered to check with the pattern instead of knitting like crazy. The pattern calls for 8 body chart repeat, I'm on my 12th now. No wonder it seems endless. The lace pattern is super easy to memorise, I think that's one of the reason why I got carried away. This one is a wedding gift for my friend who's getting married in summer.
When I started it grows so fast that I couldn't stop working on it. Now that it's a nice 280++ stitches per row I'm not feeling the love as much. But we'll get there, and hopefully soon. I have a spring wardrobe to fill!

10 comments:

opportunityknits said...

Sometimes I feel the same, if I don't have a nice photo to share, I don't know what to blog about :) What yarn are you using for this wedding shawl? It looks very soft.

sue said...

How big are you going to make the shawl. It looks beautiful. I love the tops that you knitted from Fitted Knits. Not a lot of them were my taste really, but they look great on you. I looove the scarf, and it is on my to do list too.

Laura.Y said...

That's the thing with knitting shawls. :) That wedding shawl is really fluffy looking. Your friend is so lucky.

bradyphrenia said...

the shawl looks great so far. and yeah, i find that a little wip posting is good--helps us remember that you don't just churn out all those FOs in 5 seconds but that you have to work at it like the rest of us. :-)

Peggy said...

Sometimes I just prefer to post FO pictures. They are so much happier and nicer looking at a blob. But your shetland blog is very fluffly... It reminds me of a cloud!

Peggy said...

Eeek... I can't type. Your shetland bloB is so nice a fluffy...

rina said...

Personally, FO pictures are a whole lot more to talk about. WIP pictures can also be something to talk about.

That wedding shawl looks very fluffy. I would love to see it when it's blocked.

frecklegirl jess said...

I think all bloggers blab about nothing most of the time... or maybe it is just me. oops. ;)

Love white lace...gorgeous.

alltangledup said...

the shawl is lovely. Posting can come in waves, of FO's or progress. It doesn't really matter. Perhaps you're so go at getting them to FO's that the UFO's is less interesting to write about!

~Susie~ said...

I can't wait to see the shawl finished,it looks just beautiful in white.What kind of yarn is it? It looks so soft