Wednesday, January 14, 2009

1.14.09 - progress and a prize

I've been working a little on my mother's sweater. Here is a close up of the pattern so far:

Mom's sweater progress close 1

and a not-so-close up:

Mom's sweater progress

And I won a prize. Ravelry is funded by advertisers and partners, mostly. The users run a donation prize give-away periodically. I donated in the last go round - $11 on 1/1 - and my name was entered in a drawing. I WON! nuttnbunny (rav link) sent me some her beautiful handspun yarn -- pictured below. This "Silk Squall" is a mixture of wool and silk; about 271 yards. Now to find the perfect pattern to use it!

nuttnbunny prize yarn 2

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