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23/01/2015

Estuary Shawl Ta-Da!♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

My laptop is working! (well in a fashion) and I am back and I have missed you so. I really love the blog-community that is out there - and I really really did miss you :) While I was 'away' with my poorly laptop, you still kindly commented and emailed me and kept in touch - thank you I did manage to do a few emails during my lunch hour at work but it was not the same.  

I ordered  a new keyboard and when it arrived in the post I was delighted!  Himself very cleverly changed the board and put my laptop back together - it is still being temperamental but I can use it... might be time to buy a new one (said in a whisper so not to upset my existing laptop  shhhh)

Anyhoo on to happy things!

I have finally finished my estuary shawl and it has been blocked, with the help of Pepper who either lay on my blocking or helped hold it down while I pulled the blocking pins out.
 
 


It felt like I had to remove a billion pins before I could pick my shawl up. As I lifted and looked at it I could not speak for amazement and happiness and disbelief that I'd AcTuaLlY made this shawl and that it AcTuaLlY looked like it should!

Himself took photos for me - it was snowy and white outside and a perfect foil for the dark shades of blues -
 

I love the way the rivulets and the runnels have formed.
You can see why it was named Estuary - happy happy happy me.
 
 
 
 

Did I mention happy?
No?
Oh - ok, in case you didn't notice...
HaPpY HaPpY Me!


16 comments:

  1. very beautiful! love the pattern and the color is perfect. So sweet of Pepper to help with the blocking lol

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  2. Welcome back, good to see you! This shawl is lovely, a gorgeous blue colour and beautifully knitted - well done! One of these days I'll have to try making one :)
    Cathy x

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  3. It's very beautiful Kate, well done you xx

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  4. No wonder you're happy, it's just gorgeous!

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  5. I'm not surprised your happy, it's a beautiful shawl.
    Glad to hear your laptop is working again. It's good to have you back. Hope you have a great weekend. X

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  6. It's beautiful, I hope you are happy?
    Joy x x x

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  7. And I'm haappyyyy for you for both stuffs : your working laptop and this beautiful and amazing shawl !! I see you use the same way to block as I do (on hte floor on towels and pins ! and the cat on it !!!! :-)))). Your knitting is so perfect ! Have a lovely week end !

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  8. oh it's gorgeous! and I'm glad the laptop is feeing mostly better x

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  9. Checked last night and you were not back but this morning you are!! Yippee, welcome back. Lovely shawl and another knitted masterpiece from you. I suspect Pepper's help was crucial too.

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  10. It's that sense of satisfaction that makes us continue I think. It really is a lovely shawl well done. The colour is glorious. x

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  11. That is so pretty and delicate! Your cat doesn't attack it or mangle it to pieces? How well behaved!

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  12. The shawl looks even more beautiful outdoors in the bright snow reflected light. Well done. Good news about laptop too. xx

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  13. It's so beautiful, and I'm quite envious and can't believe how delicate it looks. You should be so proud of what you've achieved. Take care.

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  14. The shawl looks wonderful and I love the colour. My fingers are crossed for your laptop!

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  15. Such a beautiful shawl and girl! I know you are HAPPY with your work. Yet another reason to have a cat allow you to live with them. Have a wonderful week ahead! Best, Vicki

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