In between all my festival-going over the summer, I had a very productive time on the making front. Having finished my gradient shawl, I started work on a birthday present blanket for my niece, Lucy. I had this lovely lot of yarn in my stash and felt sure I could turn it in to something special.
Like many knitting and crochet devotees, I am exceptionally good at starting new projects. But I am less accomplished in the finishing-off department. That is why it is always cause for celebration when I do actually manage to cast-off, block and start using a completed piece.