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I've been griping about not being able to share what I've been working on for months - since last summer - and now that I can...

Eee!

I got the email saying my design was accepted by Interweave KNITS while at McDonald's in Trinidad, CO.  It was the only place I could access Wifi and Mae didn't mind the playscape they had.  I told my dad I was going to have to cut my trip short by a week or two and got in touch with my online bestie, Heather to make sure an early arrival wasn't going to be too much of an inconvenience.  I knew yarn was headed to my house and no one was there to claim it!  

We enjoyed a brief visit with our sweet friends in Boulder and made our way home so that I could get to work.  Here are my progress pics that I took and had to keep locked away until now...

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Seriously, I can barely remember what it was like to sit outside and knit.  I mourn summer now.

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Here's a little close-up of the shoulder.  I've never had so much fun working cables - they make for such a beautiful sleeve.

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Here we are, one sleeve to go - pre-blocked and close to exhaustion.  HA!

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It was after 3am and I just finished the second sleeve.  My house hadn't seen a good scrubbing in weeks, I had crazy cat lady hair, and I needed to text my mom THAT MOMENT letting her know it was finished.  Finally.  Sort of finished.  End weaving and blocking seemed totally unimportant at that moment.

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Finally, blocked, tagged, and ready for shipping.

I loved that sweater dearly.  I not so secretly wanted to keep it forever.  Alas, I sent it off.  SO, here is a link to the Ravelry page & make sure to keep an eye out for KNITS Spring 2014 hitting shelves on February 18th.  You'll know it by the gray gansey on the cover (GASP)!