Friday, 3 September 2010

Some Dyeing and More Celery

I have been busy dyeing and I'll open my etsy shop soon. These are some of the yarns and fibres you'll see in my first update:

I have also finished another Celery. I really wanted to knit one that fitted me a bit better, so I had another go, in TML Butter this time. I knit a swatch and blocked it and went on my merry way knitting away my Buttered Celery. When it came to blocking time, guess what? Huge again. I almost cried.

After much internal debate (oh, ok and reading lots of other people’s projects and forum posts) I decided to do the unthinkable and stick it in the tumbler. Hey presto! Now it fits!

It went in quite wet and came out almost dry. I wet blocked the collar and front bands again because they had gone a bit crinkly and all was well again. I’m still to do that with Beetroot and will post new pictures when I do.

Anyway, here it is:

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