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Volcanic Asterope
Asterope by Rosemary (Romi) Hill
Knitting
large
Needle and yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
Wolle's Yarn Creations Color Changing Cotton 100 gr
480 yards in stash
1 skein = 480.0 yards (438.9 meters), 100 grams
Red
etsy.com
August 29, 2011
Notes

Working with the red in the center and the orange at the lace edge.

If I had it to do over again I would use a needle size smaller.

I made it through row 4 of Chart E. I went ahead and completed the points of the arrows on the purl row and bound off. I got 1/3 through the bindoff and ran out of yarn, so then used coordinating DMC embroidery floss (#350, deep coral). I am disappointed I wasn’t able to make the entire shawl, but the flowery bits at the bottom weren’t the most attractive part of the shawl to me, so I’m not too distraught in loosing that detail.

Grew from 16” down the spine to 21” with blocking; didn’t stretch to within an inch of it’s life as I usually do, just pulled it out pretty tight and spray-blocked, per Elisabeth’s suggestion. After spraying (liberally in the lacy sections) I patted dry and allowed to air dry. In retrospect, this would have been the perfect application to use my steamer to steam-block, but I’ll remember that on my my next CCC project!

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January 14 2013
April 1 2013
 
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About this yarn
Color Changing Cotton 100 gr
by Wolle's Yarn Creations
Fingering / 4 ply
100% Cotton
480 yards / 100 grams
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  • Originally queued: January 27, 2011
  • Project created: January 15, 2013
  • Finished: April 1, 2013
  • Updated: June 17, 2013