The weekend was completely exhausting… Everyone is (rightfully) devastated and the whole experience was totally surreal. I don’t think it will really hit me until the next family event without Aunt Beth- or maybe it won’t… I don’t know.
Here is a cute picture of my family with her that just cracks me up. (sorry- coming soon…)
Now on to the actual reason for this post. The Damn Cherry Blossom Shawl.
I was soooo excited because I finished knitting it on Sunday night. I think I have been knitting that shawl for my entire life.
Then, I tried to block it. Even with the combined help of my mother and Casey, we could not get it to lie flat. AT ALL. In the pictures, it sorta looks flat but it really isn’t. Trick photography. (You can click to make the pictures bigger.)
It also isn’t circular, which you can clearly see in the picture. I am not sure what to do. Casey thinks if we can measure what the circle should be and map that out somehow, we can get it to match up. I am not so convinced. We also will need 3 million blocking pins since every single one of those little points has to be pulled out.
I hate the Cherry Blossom Shawl.
Here are some other pictures of the wretched thing:
(She looks pretty but don’t be fooled! She is hopelessly flawed.)
The only other thing that I wanted to say is that Casey and I got carded at the movie theater yesterday. You have to be seventeen to get into an R rated movie so she actually thought we looked sixteen!! (Casey was just flabbergasted- yes, flabbergasted- because he hadn’t shaved that day and had stubble! How could she think we were 16? stubble!)
Glad to be back.