My last post was when I had finished the edging of the Lerwick shawl.
Since then I have worked the border (completed 4/16/09) and the center which I completed today; all that's left is to graft and block.
This was the most time consuming project I have done to date. It was tedious and awkward to me to work with such fine yarn (oh yeah right - that's why I ordered a cone of laceweight cashmere so I can torture myself some more) . I made more errors in this shawl than any other project I have made to date but there was no way I was going to frog since the rows contained approx. 1,000 stitches; I fixed any mistake as best I could and moved on.
Maybe fine weight lace knitting is just not my thing and I should add it to my list of knitting techniques that I don't enjoy working: felting, entrelac, intarsia for example.
Deborah (RogueKnit) finished her Lerwick - it's gorgeous.
Next post: Lerwick blocked.