The anticipation, waiting for the yarn (which comes mighty quick, this time from Deramores) and then we can begin.
Except we can’t! The yarn comes as a skein, so first we have to wind it into a ball – tedious but otherwise there will be a proper mess! I used the backs of two chairs, hooking the skein over them both and then winding into a ball.
So now we can begin! The free pattern, here
, is quite easy to follow although you do have to pay attention to begin with but I am hoping that once I get into it, it will become a bit second nature!
Here we are so far – it will DefINItelY need to be blocked as it’s a bit scrunched up but this yarn, Araucania Botany, is divine – 100% fine Merino, lace weight and I am using a 4mm hook.
Not sure about the top left pic though – looks like something out of a biology text book (or is that just me!) What do you think of it so far?