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Preemptive blocking

I finished the body of my parcel vest, did the three needle bind off on the shoulders and laid it out for a good look. I noticed two things that made me rather twitchy: despite knitting the body longer than on my previous vests, it has come out EXACTLY THE SAME SIZE. Also, the stitches don't look as even and pretty as I would like. So I decided to block it before I did the neck and armhole edging, which will hopefully give just a tiny bit more length to the bodice, and make sure it doesn't get drawn in by the edging. Now I have to wait for it to dry, to add the edging and see if I'm happy with it or if I need to rip it out down to the arm pits and try again.

I've laid Parcel over the vest that was slightly too short....


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Look what I found!!

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!