The weather here has turned blustery and wintry
. Perfect weather for encouraging me to finish Loppem
, sadly no. Once the pattern errors were sorted out via the Berroco
errata page, Loppem
just glided along. I've only to finish the edging around the sleeves and, voila, new winter warmer would be ready for the wearing.... However, the required 40cm 5mm cable needle continues with its stitch holder function on the one-armed February Lady sweater
languishing in the corner. Hopefully, I'll get my act (and needles!) in gear over the weekend:o)
Loppem Fyberspates Scrumptious DK Forest Canopy Shawl
So what does the avoidant
finisher do in this situation? Of course, start another project! I've cast on a Forest Canopy shawl
and if it turns out well, it'll be part of mum's Christmas present. The yarn completely lives up to its name - Fyberspates Scrumptious DK
yarn in Moss colourway.
The yarn has a 45% silk content and is so soft to the touch. It's a joy to work with. At the moment, it's looking more blobbish
than like a canopy - but I'm sure blocking will work its magic. I've had to order a further skein of yarn as the one skein is not going to be enough. There's a plus though to the yarn shortage - Forest Canopy now comes as a cowl
and I'm hopeful that there should be enough yarn to make one of those too.
Tending to one's self care can be a taxing business, can it not? This recent picture of Louise had us chuckling! Can you tell she enjoyed her grooming session courtesy of DD1? What a life, eh?
Labels: cowl, February Lady Sweater, Forest Canopy, Fyberspates, Loppem, Scrumptious DK, shawl