Saturday, April 27, 2024

FLITTING LIKE A BUTTERFLY!

 

Here is a great link for understanding the stages
 of the Monarch butterfly!
I transferred the chrysalis into this large jar to await the big transformation!
And the towels are off the loom and on the table! 
 The two towels are 24" x 11 1/2" and a 12 1/2" mat.
I did a bit of organizing and found this languishing shawl;  I have pulled it out and knit two twelve row repeats--I am on the decreasing side of the pattern so hope to get this out of the project bag and onto my shoulders!
(It's the Pimpelliese Shawl I started this in 2020-not too long ago!)
And if one wasn't enough, I found this one, too!  Unfortunately, this one didn't have the pattern in the project bag so I will have to try and copy what I have done with a bit of trial and error!  If you recognize it, please say so in the comments.  I will do a deep dive into the archives for my blog and see if I can find it!
(I did find that this is the Close to You shawl but it was buried deeply;  I started this in 2016!)

And I even worked on the inside of the bowl!  I have a few problems in the numerous cracks and will try to glue sawdust in them and see if that helps to make the cuts smooth going.

4 comments:

  1. Our second graders always "grew" Monarch butterflies as a science project. It's a fascinating process to watch.
    Your towels look great. That's a very pretty twill.

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  2. You'll have two new shawls just in time for "Freezin' AC" weather when all the shops/restaurants try to combat the outside heat by turning the AC down to arctic levels.

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  3. I'm so excited and curious to see the butterfly emerge. That's one of my favorite shawl patterns. The Pimpleisse. I know I spelled that wrong. It's easier to knit than spell! Ha! I've probably made a dozen of them and have given them all away, right off of my neck.
    Take care my friend.
    Blessings and hugs,
    Betsy

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  4. Awesome table linens, and love that 1st shawl. What's that pattern? Can't wait to see how the bowl progresses.

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