So anyway, I was rooting for Germany in Sunday's match. And I enjoyed it all the more because I wasn't having to rush to finish my Twist of Death. Despite losing two days of knitting to lack of yarn, I was able to finish up the sleeves on Friday. The finishing was a team effort, which means that my mother was kind enough to sew the sleeves in for me. What can I say, she's awesome like that. I did complete the weaving in of the ends, the blocking, and the modeling, though. Of course, Mom did take the photos. So, um, still a team effort. We took the photos pre-blocking to make sure that I could post them before the end of the tournament, so there's not as much rolling at the edges now.
I love how many ways there are to wear this:
Style #1: Open front
Style #2: Wrapped front
Style #3: Open back
Speaking of team efforts, I'm going to give a shoutout to one of Mom's FOs this Friday as well, because I played a vital role in it. Behold, from my handspun yarn:
Came this Looping Goal Winkle:
I had totally forgotten that the yarn I spun ended up being fingering weight, so she had plenty of yarn for this shawl. There was a little bit of unevenness between the hanks, but nothing you can really notice. And I love the way the colors worked up:
I'm not doing the Tour de Fleece this year, and I missed out on a recent wheel spinning course at an LYS last week, but this definitely makes me want to spin some more.
In the meantime, though, I have more WIPs that need to turn into FOs.