I saw a quote today: "Surround yourself with those that make you happy." It was some meme-y infographic floating around on social media. To me, "those" can mean either people or things.
And then I thought: "Hey, not only should I surround myself with stuff that makes me happy, let's spread the cheer a bit!"
So, without further adieu, here is today's bit of happiness--a shawl I just blocked:
I knit it over a year ago, and then it languished in the project bag because blocking is hard and I'm not very patient at it. (For non-knitters: blocking is where you gently wash the piece, then lay it out and shape it, and once it dries, the pattern in the lace pops out and shows up better.)
I wish I hadn't let it sit so long, as I LOVE the result. (I'm a bit of a Dr. Who fan, can you tell? Yes, those are TARDISES.) I'll put all the details at the bottom for those knitters out there who want to know more.
Let me know: what is making YOU happy today? Please comment and share!
Pattern is Bigger On The Inside
Yarn is Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Lightweight ; colorway: Tardis Blue
(This yarn is one of my all time favorites. I use it mostly for socks but it does well in shawls, too! Also, my camera cannot do the color justice. Go check out all their beautiful colorways on their site.)
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