The journey has ended.
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Where did I go? Who did I meet? What did I learn? I never left my own backyard, but I experienced Hawaii. HUH? You are wondering if I lost some marbles along the way..... no. I am looking at my finished Piper's Journey and thinking how grateful I feel for having found SinglehandedKnits and the Ravelry group attached to that podcast. I am delighted to know the people in the group will be fodder for future projects, patterns, and new yarn sources.
|Melissa lives in Hawaii and has created a community of happy knitters.|
|Two women knitting chatting and changing the knitting world, one show at a time.|
|Two women on the west coast with delightful stories and many great resources.|
|Alana Dakos has a charming show with knitter stories and many tales of patterns, projects, and yarn.|
So, my journey knitting the Baltic Piper has ended and I feel sad. It is like when I finish a very long book. I have come to know the characters and the settings and the unfolding of events. I wanted this project to go on and on, just as I sometimes wish for my longer books to do. I have so enjoyed working this pattern; the body of garter stitches lulled me into a calm and happy place. Once I got to the border, I learned a new technique of adding decorative lace to live stitches. It was easy and magical.
|I almost, impulsively ripped all the way back to those rows of untouched garter stitch.|
Because I had posted in the KAL Group, I was encouraged and advised on how to proceed. I even got a YouTube "fix-it" link from the designer of the pattern, Paula. Talk about support and advice!