Monday, November 12, 2012

Fall Finish

Fall Mandala is finished!

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And with one Ink Circle Finish another will hopefully take its place soon

image as of 11/5

image as of 11/10

Ive also started another blanket (some of the squares can be seen in the 11/10 photo above.  It will be a basic granny and will be wonderful to use when camping – easy wash.

I had started a shawl project with the yarn Im using for the granny afghan but its just not coming out as I had envisioned.  So Im in the process of ripping out everything.  In doing so I was able to try out creating my own pull-from-the-center yarn ball, a wonderful find on Pinterest.  Worked wonderfully

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Yarn on cardboard tube (from paper towels).  Photo bombed by Loki

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Yarn ball off tube, hanging thread ready to be pulled from center.  This sucker is tight and Im not expecting any trouble from it.

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Smaller yarn ball from left-over skein.  Thought it would be easier to hook from this on the train than fight with end-of-skein knots.

Im very pleased with how these yarn balls turned out.  I have more to rip out from the original shawl and will create another ball from that.  So easy!

Off to save Loki from a box.  There are times I wonder what goes on in his head…