Cathartic Ink

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Posts Categorized / Madli’s Shawl

Out of Habit.

I have totally fallen out of the habit of writing in the blog. There have been lots of goings-on so I’ll do my best to update things here. For starters, we’re married. photo taken by sara. TheBoy is also now TheHusband and apart from being able to call him that (which I do with remarkable read more


Sometimes I Wonder if I Made the Right Choice.

I began knitting Madli’s Shawl early last summer. I picked out the pattern, bought the back issue of Interweave Knits and scoured the internet for a suitable yarn. My mom bought me that yarn for my 25th birthday and I was all set to start. I knit the first edging and 5.5 repeats of the read more


Beginning the Process

So, I’ve begun my wedding shawl. It’s Madli’s Shawl from Interweave Knits Summer 2004. It’s a long, lacy, rectangular shawl with lots of fun “nupps” which are kind of a pain to knit, but I like how they look. I started it three days ago and have gotten through the first border and two repeats read more

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