I realize I should be bonding with this particular piece at the moment, but in all truthfulness I don’t really like it.Â I somehow managed to botch winding the warp!Â I don’t know how, as I was being very careful (I thought) to look at all the labels on the cones, but there is one transposed stripe in the turquoise and another in the fuchsia-to-purple range, and they are bloody well obvious.Â Ruins the effect I was so carefully striving for.Â I’m miffed.Â Hopefully with more color changes it will be less obvious.
I may donate this to the Weavolution auction or another fundraising auction for a women’s self-defense/empowerment group that I support, but I’ll decide after wet-finishing.Â It’s quite possible that, given the lusciousness of the cashmere, I may wind up keeping it after all.Â 🙂
I have packed up the sandpaper and cloth beams and am shipping them off to AVL tomorrow morning.Â After that, it’s all chocolate, all the time, until I get my beams back.
Well, and hemstitching, fringe-twisting, etc. the shawl.Â Maybe by the time I’m done with that, I’ll like it better…