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Saturday, July 07, 2007

flight of the bumblebee

how lucky am i? testknitting the bee shawl for knitspot anne was an absolute joy.

mine is knit with the honey colored yarn from anne at willy wonka fibers. it was the other color sent to knitspot anne. (too many annes). the only thing i changed was to go down a needle size. learned my lesson after the humongous wing of the moth.

now if only my blocking wires were here with me. a stormy saturday sky in fort lauderdale.


Blogger anne said...

oh it's gorgeous, too! and those bees are awesome! thank you vanessa for everything; you're my hero!

5:59 PM  
Blogger Pumpkinmama said...

You lucky duck - another gorgeous one from Anne. Can't wait to see it blocked.

8:24 PM  
Blogger Laurie said...

Topical bees. I too, can't wait to see the blocking.

8:49 PM  
Blogger Melanie said...

I can hardly wait to see it!

9:15 PM  
Blogger Michelle B said...

Oh Vanessa! That is stunning. I want that honey colourway. Do you have any idea when she'll have the pattern available?

9:45 PM  
Blogger catsmum said...

fabulous photos

9:58 PM  
Blogger Romi said...

It looks gorgeous!!! I can't wait to see it blocked. :)

2:13 AM  
Anonymous marti said...

it looks beautiful, even unblocked. the photo's with the bees are utterly amazing!

3:46 AM  
Blogger Carole Knits said...

Damn, girl, you are fast. Can't wait for the blocking shots!

9:28 AM  
Anonymous Kelly said...

You are lucky! Can't wait to see if after it's blocked.

10:44 AM  
Anonymous Beth S. said...

Say, didja break your previous land speed record knitting this one?... ;-)

I desperately want the honey-colored kit. The greenish one is nice too, but the honey really speaks to me. I'm anxiously awaiting your blocking pics! :-)

12:23 PM  
Blogger hege said...

The bumblebee shawl looks gorgeous! I think your Florida storm looks great, I kind of like those Southern storms :)

12:29 PM  
Blogger Opal said...

oh the bee shawl is beautiful! i can't wait to see it blocked too!

6:30 PM  
Blogger Denise said...

The shawl looks so pretty as-is that I can't wait to see it all blocked out!

2:37 AM  
Blogger Anne said...

NICE! Thank you so VERY much for getting it knit up so quickly for all of the Annes. :) You rock.

9:25 AM  
Blogger cindy said...

Great Bee pics!!! I love the shawl..........looking forward to seeing it in a larger photo :)

5:16 PM  
Anonymous Jan said...

I join the chorus! b-z-z-z-z-eautiful!

2:35 PM  
Blogger cyndy said...

I love this post Vanessa!

The shawl is amazing!

Wonderful photographbee!

8:19 PM  
Anonymous Kim said...

Bee u tiful!!!

1:14 PM  

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