Friday, August 22, 2008

3 repeats to go

Originally uploaded by ilembach

Last night I took the shawl I'm making off the needles (held together instead by my red yarn lifeline) and spread it out on the futon to see what the shape will really look like. I think Jimmy's right - it might take more repeats to make this thing long enough. When I held it up against myself, the bottom point was at my waist, and I couldn't really hold on to the wide points. I'd like it so that my friend can wrap it around herself a little, you know? She's much slimmer than me, so I know it will fit her a bit different, but I'd still like it to be bigger and cozy.

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