Putting the blocks to “Ollie” 😉
I KNOW!! Right?!
When did I turn into “The Blockinator”?
So totally worth it to make the time. Ollie has come out huge and I’m glad, it gives the gradient colourway lots of room to be appreciated and look at all those nupps!
Loved this project. Janine is a whiz with lace patterns and I am totally smitten with the Unique Sheep’s Luxe base.
Hell has clearly frozen over. My second blocked and finished shawl for 2014.
Addewid. Pinned out and drying:
This blog piece was published a few years ago but has some excellent information and really great instructional photos to go with it – all about finishing.
Clicking the photo will take you to the post.
The week got away from me! Mind, some may be glad that The Squirrel Monkey paused for a blogging breath 🙂
I stumbled over this tutorial for seaming and I love it. The technique is one I’ve used “by accident” when I was a beginner knitter, simply because it made sense (having learned crochet at the same time). This is beautifully illustrated through the original post too, as the picture below.
Click the photo to take you to the full post. Enjoy!
To describe just how much I hate and despise blocking.
Oh, I love the end result but the getting there…?
If there was a blocking and finishing faery out there, she would be my best friend!
My least favourite part of knitting and crocheting…
It seems too, that I’ve run out of T-pins. This after going and buying four packets because I can’t recall what box I packed mine in!