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Tres Chic Veronique


the big reveal

I got my last package from my Secret Pal. I actually can't show it to you, but there's a very good reason for that. She gave me a hand-knitted item, the pattern for which will soon be published in Magknits! I believe I have the original... I cannot tell you how bowled over I am. This item is clever, beautiful, functional, elegant, edgy and geeky all at once. (Spiders, you'll get to see it tonight).

I just want to take a minute to thank my Secret Pal for going above and beyond anything I ever expected. 4 packages! Lots of postcards! Cute pattern ideas!

And the big reveal: my Secret Pal is Alice, aka SLIPPED STITCH!
(Check out her shadow knitting sock pattern: the heart pattern only appears when you look at it from a certain angle. Wow! )

PS Thanks to Gleek and Julsey, I think I have solved my Rapunzel dilemma. I am going to rip down to the armholes, knit even for about an inch (maybe 1.5") and then do the armholes. That way, the diagonal line will be shifted down 1-1.5" and I don't have to rip half of my work. Lisa very kindly declared me "so smart" earlier this week, but I have to admit, I would never have thought of fixing my problem this way. Isn't the internet great?

By Veronique
On Friday, March 31, 2006
At 3/31/2006 11:58:00 AM