Monday, May 21, 2007

Oh yeah!

I treated myself to lace blocking wires which I got on ebay for about 5 bucks less than anywhere else and the mailing tube doubles as a storage container so whoopee for me! Gotta say, while the wires aren't magic, they are as close as you're gonna get. Waaaaaaaaayyyyyy easier than just pinning. way.
I splurged on them because I was knitting lace for my ISE4 pal who's scarf broke my wires cherry (potty mouth Tracy, potty mouth). I also bought some super yummy green lace yarn at Stitches East, as well as some cashmere yarn at School Products when I went on the city excursion to the knitting and lace show with my knitting gal pals. There's a lot I plan to use these bad boys for and I figured I could put off buying them and 2 or 3 projects in, cave and curse myself for not buying them sooner, or I could just save myself the grief for once and jump straight to the end result and buy the damn things!
Wires in use - well I haven't pinned it down yet but you can already see how great they work.

I likey this scarf for me. I think I see one in my future ;-)


At 5/22/2007 2:49 AM, Blogger Rhia said...

i've been lurking for a while, but i had to come out of lurkdom to say what a gorgeous scarf and ask what pattern it is. and hi, btw. :p

At 5/24/2007 6:29 AM, Blogger Jana said...

bee-you-tiful!!!!! It is really gorgeous Tracy, you have a lucky pal!

At 5/24/2007 8:54 AM, Blogger Tracy said...

Thank you ladies! Lurk away Rhia, I'd like to check out your blog too but you're set to private. Are you in the witness protection program? If so it's ok, don't say yes ;-)

At 5/26/2007 10:59 PM, Blogger photogmichelle said...

so what pattern did you use for the purple scarf, it is so beautiful.


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