Peacock Feathers II: a sequel (silk-quel?)
However, I've been thinking increasingly that I need a really lustrous silk shawl for summer evenings, and finally decided that it was time for a rerun. Because I tend to be too focused on projects when they are incomplete to blog about them, here is the journey from skein to feather in pictures:
1. Fibreworks 2ply silk from Waratah Fibres.
2. About 30% done
5. Preening.And it looks REALLY easy when you explain it like that! It took a little over 2 weeks (but I was stuck on the couch for four days solid trying to overcome horrible side-effects to hard core antibiotics, so this isn't a realistic or repeatable timeframe) and I think I might wear this outfit to the yr 10 formal this year. I will just have to restrain myself from flapping my wings, because they already think I'm a big enough dag ;)
The colour in the second pic is most accurate - it's a really lustrous, opalescent purple and green colourway.
Oh and I totally wouldn't have held it together at work over the last few weeks if I hadn't had this baby to distract me ;)
It ain't all bad!
Ms Spider xo