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Druella Black

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November 17 2012
November 29 2012
Project info
Druella Black
Emily Dickinson by Kieran Foley
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
madelinetosh Prairie
286 yards in stash
0.41 skeins = 344.4 yards (314.9 meters), 46 grams
Churchmouse Yarns & Teas in Bainbridge Island, Washington
May 21, 2012

Druella Rosier-Black

The instructions on the Ravelry pattern page say to do a backwards look cast-on. DO NOT DO IT! I think there is a chance I may go to hell after I die and my punishment, almost certainly, will be to knit 545 backwards loop cast-on lace weight stitches on a US 4 or 5 circular knitting needle. If you have straights long enough, start with them!

I’m not sure this yarn is quite right for this pattern. It’s a sort of heavy lace weight. Fluffier, anyway. It’s still pretty, just different than the other Emily Dickinsons I’ve seen. If I stretch the crap out of it when I block it, it should be very nicely large and thinner. I’m not worried enough the scrap the project, just making a note to self.

All my doubting was for naught. Holy crap this shawl is amazing! AMAZING! It was worth every headache it gave me (all my fault, really)!

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by madelinetosh
100% Merino
840 yards
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  • Originally queued: September 27, 2010
  • Project created: November 17, 2012
  • Finished: November 30, 2012
  • Updated: December 6, 2012
  • Progress updates: 2 updates