I’m chugging away at my Camp Loopy shawl, and I’ve already started on my second skein – which means I must be more than halfway done!!
Pattern: EZ 100th Anniversary Camping half-circle shawl
Yarn: Sanguine Gryphon Bugga! in Dog Days Cicada
I know I keep repeating myself, but this yarn is sooooo soft!! I adore this shawl and it’s not even done yet!! Seriously… if you’ve never knit with Bugga then you have GOT to get yourself some and knit with it. GOT TO.
I’m on the third repeat (of 4) of the third lace section. If I do the edging the pattern calls for I’m pretty sure I won’t get to the required 800 yards (it’s the Camp Loopy project #3 requirement), so I’m going to change the edging pattern to something more complicated and a bit longer than the original edging. But I’m not sure what I’m changing it to yet. I need to decide soon, because not only am I close to starting the edging, but we’re going camping (actual camping!!) this weekend and I won’t have access to the internet or Ravelry to be able to find something on the fly once I get to the edging. Eeek! I guess I’ll be pouring over my lace books and shawl patterns on Ravelry today to find something appropriate. Perhaps I should find more than one in case I decide I don’t like the first one? Or is that taking it a bit too far?
Maybe I’ll just stick with bringing along extra knitting projects as backup instead. Or maybe I’ll do that in addition to finding two or three lace edging patterns. Yes, that sounds like a good plan! You can never have too much knitting with you – that’s my motto. 😀
Happy Knitting! And check out some other WiPs while you’re at it!