Friday, November 23, 2007

Nearly finished, but to far to go still

Im really upset at the moment... I dont know how this could have happened! I RAN OUT OF YARN!!! I mean seriously Ive already knit two melon scarfs with Zypher and Im knitting my third.... how could I run out of yarn when Ive had left overs on the other two??? Does it being blue mean the dyes that much heavier that Ive lost so much yarn??? I knit the same amount of repeats and the same amount of rows Ive done everything the same but Ive ended up badly short... Look for yourselves....
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Thats just over the half way point but I do mean JUST and Ive got that half to finish with just a wee bit of yarn which means I have to order another ball but of course I tossed out the ball band like an idiot so I havent a clue the dye lot number... I really do hope when I order it its a VERY CLOSE GREAT match becuase this is supposed to be a christmas gift!! GRRRR R

But on a happier note Ive blocked my suede one out and its BEAUTIFUL and Im blocking the plum one right now. Again its looking BEAUTIFUL you can see for yourself. :)
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sorry about the bad lighting.. what its not close enough? alright fine.. here
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Hows that? better? good!! its so beautiful!! :) Its out the back room drying right now... okay I know that my blocking isnt in a straight line but it wasnt on the suede one either and you cant telll so shhh you dont tell his sisters and mum I wont either okay? :) COOL!

Ive started on my final melon scarf in Ruby I think... Ive only casted on and did one row so far hopefully I wont run out of wool on that one! My goodness I am not a happy bunny over the blue one.. I know everything will be fine though... I have faith in the knitting fairies!

4 comments:

Amy said...

Those are so cool Jenn!

Anonymous said...

the scarf is beautiul! am very very jealous!
sp x

andi said...

Very pretty. I too am trying to break out of the habit of throwing away the bands. I feel your pain.

dorothee said...

Thanks for the birthday wishes! I had a nice day indeed.