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FO Friday Not - From The Main Blog

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Well, here it is 'FO Friday' and I have sweet FA to show for it. **sulks**
Okay, not really sulking but wishing I planned ahead more than I plan in the middle! 'Smoke Rings' - NCM2016 #2 - is still at about 90% done and I'm at the mercy of Ravelry, waiting on Sellers. Failing that, the shawl is large enough to cast off now and call it for done. 'Ile d'Ecosse' - NCM2016 #3 - is also nearly complete and would be done if I'd not decided that I wanted to bead the border. The Toho Round Seed Beads 8/0's in 'Metallic Cosmos' should be here any day and hopefully, the FO will be worth the wait.
Stymied creatively, I wandered around my stash and Rav queue, looking for something to keep me occupied until I can get back to NCM and came up with some recently stashed Tosh merino light and a shawl pattern from The Yarniad - 'Pennae'. It's coming along nicely with a mod here and there so I don't die of 'garter-itis' and quellin…

March Is National Crochet Month ~ 2016 Version

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It's here again: National Crochet Month!

I'm excited start my #NCM2016 project - Armorique Shawl by Hélène Marcy. I've reclaimed some Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine from a never-ending knitting project and am reading through the pattern to get a feel for the construction.
My Etsy shop is celebrating NCM too! **Celebrating National Crochet Month with free shipping of any yarn purchase - Canada and USA. Use coupon code: NCM2016FREESHIP at checkout**

What will you be working on this year?