Spring Has Sprung

Originally published Thursday, March 11, 2010

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It’s 61º F outside, the sun is shining, and this…

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has turned to this.

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Oh happy days!

For those of you who were curious about the background I used for photographs of my Ravelympics socks, it is A Cat’s Day Shawl by Hazel Carter.

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A Cat’s Day is the first Shetland-type shawl I ever made. It is much easier to make than it looks.

Here is a close-up of one of the corners. Instead of turning the corner by attaching the knitted-on edging to the body on every other return row, this edging uses short rows to give the extra fullness needed for the corners.

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Nice, eh?

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