We all remember frumperina, don’t we? Here’s a reminder:
After much sewing and then pinning, frumperina was forced out on the bed:
It’s like pinning a butterfly–definitively dead but still pretty.
Now that pattern of before looks a bit more like this:
I’ll post more about the particular pattern later; for now, I just want to share the beauty of a properly blocked shawl. (For those who want to know what the pattern is, it’s the Summer Lace Shawl from Knitted Lace of Estonia by Nancy Bush, knit with Skacel’s 2 ply 100% merino in purple on size US 3 needles.)
I’m entirely wearing this wrong side out, but you can’t tell as these two pictures are too grainy for that level of detail.
Doyle quite likes wearing it too: