Wednesday, 10 September 2008

Shetland Tea Shawl

Here is the completed shawl - I don't intend to use it as a table cloth though! (I'm not really sure what to do with it, so it is stored away safely until inspiration arrives!).

I am really pleased with the finished result although I think I need to work on my grafting - I can do ordinary stocking stitch grafting but did struggle with the purl and lace stitches here, so I fudged it a bit and hope to keep that part of the edging away from detailed inspection!

Monday, 11 August 2008

It's been a year?

I can hardly believe it has been a year since I past posted! That's been a reflection of what this year has been like. Work has been an all-consuming entity really combined with the fact that I have had to complete my PGCE as well, on a part-time basis.

If you factor in the time I've used to keep up with family life, church life and crafting, then my blogging time really hasn't figured at all.

However, I have finished the Shetland Tea Shawl from A Gathering of Lace and the end is in sight for 'Fish', hopefully within the month after I complete my last clinical teaching assessment tomorrow and my final portfolio assignment by 7th September. Phew!

Pictures to follow in the next post.