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Thursday, March 6, 2008

Finished, Fabiano's and Letting Rick Ride!

Finished!

Last night I put the final touches on Iris’ shawl. The true color (and of course softness) of this yarn doesn’t come through in a photo, but you get a pretty close look. The fringe is long and on some strings include beads.

I’m thrilled with it. The only thing that worries me is that it’s a little long. It works for me, but I’m a good five inches taller than Iris, and I fear the fringe might drag on the floor! But she can toss it around her neck in a rather funky look – or use it as a lap blanket or lap shawl.

(Incidentally, I just added a couple new links for knitters – Rob’s blog and Matt’s blog. Rob and Matt own Threadbear Fiber Arts (there’s a link there, too!) and for knitters it is a haven!)

It’s about two feet wide and I am afraid to measure how long! But I do think she’ll like it! Hope so!

I’m also sending her some candy from one of my favorite local candy stores – in business since 1924! Fabiano’s is a terrific place – here are a couple of pix.



Finally, thanks to all who have gone to Let Rick Ride (and if you haven’t, click on that and go!) and voted for him to ride in the Dalmac ride! Remember, I’m thrilled to hear in comments that you support him, but comments to my blog won’t go directly to the ride coordinator, but Let Rick Ride will!

10 comments:

Joanne Huffman said...

Very cool shawl. And, dang that candy looks good!

Joanne

Artsy Etc. said...

That is absolutely beautiful, Jeanie. She will truly treasure it. You're so very talented! What a neat candy store that is! I see you!

Shell

Pam Aries said...

you are too cute taking your pic with the shawl! The shawl is so prtetty! and , mmm candy. Okay I sent the email in for Rick! I cannot believe they won't let him in ..that is so silly! !

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

She should enjoy curling up with that soft scarf and nibbling some treats!

Rosa said...

Love the fashion show. That scarf/shawl is gorgeous! I have that shower curtain in our guest bath! hehe. Oh, an old fashioned candy shop. Is there anything better? xo

robinbird said...

that shawl looks amazing with your curly dark hair!! did you make one for yourself too?! this is a cute fashion show :)

Beth said...

I Love the shawl,,it is beautiful! And what cute pics of the model!!!
The candy store looks heavenly, God forbid I if I went in there.
xoxoxoxooxoxoxooxxooxoxoox

Quiltmoose - Dagmar said...

The shawl you made is beautiful!
As for the candy store I am glad it is so far away from me... ;-)

Dagmar

paris parfait said...

The shawl is lovely, made even more special by all the work that went into it - and candy too! What a lucky Iris! xo

Dawn said...

Wow calorie heaven..I would love to get into that candy store xxx

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