All knitting, all spinning, all the time

All knitting, all spinning, all the time

Tuesday, 28 December 2010

The magic of blocking

It never fails to amaze me the difference that blocking makes.
Here is Icarus before:

Here's some detail of the point of the triangle. You can't quite make anything out (& it's all lumpy, bumpy & 2-minute-noodle-like).

And after a nice warm bath with some wool mix:

And here's the point of the triangle again. This time you can see the "feathers" in all their glory.

Amazingly, this only weighs 55 grams & measures a whopping 72" across the wingspan, & 36" deep.
I love it! (I wonder what I can do with the leftovers?)


  1. Wow, that looks absolutely beautiful! I like the solid colour with the light as a feather yarn.

  2. Absolutely stunning! Congratulations!

  3. i aggree with you i see leaves and it amazing <3