Tuesday, September 19, 2006

New projects!

First, the tea shawl looked like this:

Now, it looks like this:

Rip, rip, rip, and R.I.P. It has started to make me cry. It doesn't make me happy. Yes, it's beautiful, but the knitting makes me want to cry. And it shouldn't do that. So it sits now with the rest of the stash, in a permanent time out, til I decide that I must have the tea shawl again. Or some other lovely lacy thing.

I purchased a hank of Silk Rhapsody Glitter this weekend. It is turning into the Misty Garden scarf in Scarf Style. It's SO soft, and makes me happy. I thank Amy for that purchase.

I also purchased a hank of laceweight yarn this weekend, dyed by the lovely Artsygal. It is to become Icarus, from the Summer issue of Interweave. I'm a glutton for punishment doing another lace shawl, but lace makes me happy.


LaBean said...

I think Icarus will be a great choice. Don't let the tea shawl get to you. You did good, to get as far as you did. *drools at the Artsy yarn*

Brittany said...

Hun, ya gotta do what ya gotta do. Icarus looks highly tempting too.

Valerie said...

That made me want to cry! Okay, I think I'm okay. The soysilk will have a much better life in a new reincarnation, I'm sure. (And if you don't find anything to do with it, you know where I live. ;))

I find it really amusing that I have the same scarf on the needles. Haven't picked it up in months, but it's there.

turtlegirl76 said...

Wow. Just - wow. I commend you for taking that step. It must have been a hard choice.

Sarah said...

Oh No! You frogged it. Makes me sad too.

I couldn't have. I would have cried!

The artsy yarn is lovely! Icarus sounds great with it!

Knittini said...

oh dear lord... i felt the blood rush to my feet when i saw your frogging! the rhapsody looks yummy. I picked some up on the way home sunday...=X

Bezzie said...

Well, I'm not sure what the problem was with the tea shawl, but it sure looked good in that picture. But yes, if it makes you cry, why waste the tears on it?

Can't wait to see what it comes back as!!

Zonda said...

Sorry you had to frog it! Hoping whatever it becomes works better for you!

Yay on you meeting up with Amy and YH! Cool :)