Preparations

I thiiiink I’ve picked a shawl pattern. Regardless of which one it is, though, the same preparations must be done:20130530-205941.jpg

Winding. Note that I did NOT make the mistake of thinking it’d be fun and relaxing to do it by hand; voila, neat ball in five minutes.

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I wouldn’t usually swatch for a shawl, but I’m not using the weight in the pattern and I’ve never knit with this yarn before so I wanted to make sure I liked the gauge. It’s the tiniest swatch the world has ever seen, though! (On cable needle ends without a cable attached. Yup. That’s how I roll.)

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