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Damask in Summer Berry

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So, I had this skein that I bought on sale, and it's really beautiful and merino, and I was set on making a pair of socks, but then when I finally pulled it out and started looking at patterns, I realized I didn't want it to be socks at all. So I started digging around for pretty shawl patterns that required <425 amask="" and="" it="" nbsp="" p="" was="" yards="">
I'm VERY worried that I won't have enough yarn though... Argh, but I just keep carrying on, I'll deal with a yarn shortage when I get there. I'm really liking the lace pattern. It's the most intricate I've done to date, but it's just small enough a garment that it's not breaking my brain. My LYS just hosted a blocking workshop, and I really wish I'd taken it. While I get the idea of blocking, I have no idea if I actually do it right, and what kinds of techniques are involved to achieve different results. P…