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Some pictures of finished shawls

this turned into a big weekend for taking pictures of finished shawls. On Friday night, I saw Rachey, for whom I knit a shawl on the way home from my recent holiday. I gave it to her and she wrapped it around her neck and left it there for the rest of the evening, so I think she liked it. It certainly suits her.

She was not very well on Friday, and not wearing any makeup. I told her I would crop her face out of the picture, but when I went to do that, I saw that she looked more than fine, so I've left it in. 

On Saturday Leon and I went to the park to take pictures of my finished Slankie.

 I've been wearing it a bit, and I think it will keep me very, very warm this winter. It's quite fun to wear, wrapped up in various ways.

Then, on Saturday night I was out with Elise, and she was wearing the shawl that I made for her on the way out to the holiday.  She was pulling funny modelling poses, and this is the best shot I got.  It's always fun to see my knitwear in the wild!
It feeling good to finally get all the photos done, all the gifts given and to know I am keeping my friends warm and cosy as winter starts to kick in.


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I was putting away the yarn from my mothers ASJ, which I have finished - it's having a bath right now, and I found this blue yarn:

Now, I'm pretty sure that the yarn I left at book club a month ago was Patonyle in navy, and that's what this is too! Either way, it is an exact match:

That's the old yarn and the one I just found, together, and they are the exact same colour!

There is only 13 grams, so I don't know if it will be enough to finish both sleeves, and the  iCord front, but if it is I won't have to wait another month to declare this project done!