Blogger: "You can't update today."
Blogger: "Well. Okay."
Repeat ad nauseum. I can't leave comments, I can't write entries, I can't fix my template... and judging from the lack of activity on my Bloglines account, neither can anyone else. I'm vexed. Let's hope this goes through.
I blame Inky for this one.
Yep that's a really crappy picture of the first 19 rows of Icarus. I found a ginormous amount of Misti Alpaca laceweight in my stash, like, enough to knit FOUR of these shawls, because when I was a new knitter I did not understand things like yardage or buying "enough" yarn. I either bought "way too much" or "one pointless skein". This is a yarn that I bought "way too much" of, then thought it was really slippy and annoying and it made me crazy. Except it is perfect in this pattern and it is lovely on the bamboo needles I dug up and recast it onto after a disastrous first attempt and I am loving the fabric and it is fabulousness. It should be noted that...
Alpaca laceweight + addi turbos = hilarity ensuing