Saturday, 4 August 2007

I Love Swan Lake!

I love the ballet and so far I'm loving the Swan Lake stole -- which we discovered yeserday is the real identity of the Mystery Stole 3.

We were all predicting a dramatic change following clue 4 and we weren't disappointed. Melanie has introduced a curved 'wing' shape into the otherwise straight edged stole. She has posted a schematic of the final shape of the stole but I haven't looked at it yet as I'm really enjoying watching the shape unfold. This clue consists of short rows to give the curved shape, and a very soft feather pattern. Quite a departure from the previous pattern.

I've finished clue 5 in white and I'm looking forward to knitting it up on the black one, but it may be a few days before I get to that. Because....

I've discovered another mystery. Which is: how is it that of all of the finished objects you share with your co-workers the one that gets (BY FAR!) the most enthusiastic response is....the iPod sock? There was lots of love for the iPod socks at work yesterday (and indeed from my goddaughter when I gave them to her). There was so much love that in a moment of weakness I agreed to whip up a Blackberry sock and a couple more iPod socks over the weekend.

It's a good thing I love knitting lace enough not to need validation from my friends and colleagues!!!!

5 comments:

Nevisknitter said...

Its looking lovely, seeing yours has definatly inspired me to carry on.

Moggle said...

Looks great. I want to do this but need to finish a print o the wave first! I still really love your sarcelle shawl too, must do that at some point.

Holly said...

Gorgeous progress on the MS3. I love seeing the work of those who are ahead of me!

Linda said...

I'll be keeping an eye your MS3 wing - I'm still not sure if this is the direction I want to go in or whether I'll just knit clues 1-4 again and graft. I'm such a ditherer *LOL* Yours looks gorgeous btw :0)

Adrienne said...

This is beautiful!!!