It doesn't photograph all that well for some reason. I wrote about this scarf here and here Its funny I wrote so much about such a simple scarf.
My second Santa Fe project was this shrug from this book which I bought in a rare fit. I try never to buy books because they are heavy and I run around a lot, to places like New Mexico.
I really liked doing the lace pattern, miniature leaf or something like that. The part that was surprisingly tricky was at the end when I had to pick up all these stitches to make the
it out. I had to do it at least three times. In the end, I'm not especially pleased with how it came out. I still wear it, but working on this made me realized that I have to work at being a more patient knitter. I rush things so fast because I'm excited, and I only have one project at a time so I get bored and sloppy. Of course, I'm doing most of this while, you know, opera singers are putting on period costumes so some of my difficulty could stem from that. But I still think that it is time to join the ranks of multiple project knitters. Here's this amazing hand dyed bamboo yarn I bought here.
I'm going to make this with it. It will be complicated, but not too complicated, so I won't get bored but will still be able to work on it while running wardrobe. New careful knitting Nelly did a sample to check
My unattainable goal is too have this and two other top secret projects finished by the time I go home to Mass, so my mumsy and I can go to Webs and get all new projects.