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Juneberry Triangle by Jared Flood
Needle and yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Brooklyn Tweed SHELTER
126 yards in stash
3.1 skeins = 434.0 yards (396.8 meters), 155 grams
Hill Country Weavers in Austin, Texas
January 10, 2011

I knit this in 3 days on size 9 needles. The entire time I thought about my future wonderful, squishy, rustic, tweedy, dense, cuddly shawl.

And then I blocked it. Or, more accurately, overblocked it. And it turned into a lacy, airy, lifeless, giant mess. I tried to deblock it, but it was too late. It wasn’t technically bad, but it was neither squishy nor dense.

So I ripped it all out and started again. No really! That’s how much I enjoyed the pattern.

I went down 2 needle sizes. And 3 more days later, when it came time to block I blocked gently. Mostly.

(This would be a great place to record the measurements. 52”-54” wide post blocking?? I should double check that.)

And then after taking most of the FO pics (dressform) I decided to try pointifying my points. So I steam blocked it a bit, took some more pics (windowsill) and NOW I think I should call it a day. A happy day!

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by Brooklyn Tweed
Worsted / 10 ply
100% Wool
140 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: January 14, 2011
  • Finished: February 1, 2011
  • Updated: March 29, 2011