I am on schedule to complete my Building Blocks Tote. Based on blocks found in Nicky Epstein's Knitting Block by Block (which I reviewed last Fall), my 20 x 20 tote is starting to take shape. To the left you'll see a quick photo of the gusset, which is adapted from one of the book's blocks.
I'm using Cascade 220 Superwash Quattro (blue/green/violet) for the gusset and Cascade 220 Superwash (in light blue) for the tote's main blocks. I will definitely be able to show you the completed tote next Friday.
Additionally, I'm slooooowwwwly getting through my Dianna shawl (or, as I'm calling it, Entre Quoi?). Pattern block banished, here's the first lovely leafy block:
People, you have no idea how happy and proud I am of this block. When I completed it, I really did do a happy dance in my living room. I might not get this shawl completed by the end of the Tour, but I am nevertheless thrilled that I'm now on the better side of it.
So, as the riders make their way to the Champs Elysees this Sunday, check back with Andrea's blog and share in everyone's fiber victories, no matter the form.
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