The Pink Triangle On My Lawn or....

Aaronknits's picture

...how MMario being an enabler can save your ass!

I had completely forgotten about a fundraiser donation item for the Italian Greyhound Rescue Reunion Picnic we're going to today. I had this Faux Spanish Lace shawl stashed away with the hopes of playing with adding a border to it. Just this morning I decided that borderless, it would be a perfect item for our auction, however, it wasn't blocked.

My usual area downstairs is cluttered with stuff at the moment and unusable for blocking. There's nowhere in the back yard I could keep it safe from the dogs so I grabbed some big nails and headed outside. There was nowhere in the back yard I could put it where it would be safe from the dogs so I put it out front. It will definitely be dry by the time we need to leave later.

Whew, crisis averted!

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TheKnittingMill's picture

Love it!

Love it!

Iacobvs's picture

Actually, that is the

Actually, that is the etymology of the word, "laundry": Lawn Dry! Looks beautiful and I am sure it was well appreciated

MMario's picture

lawn blocking, gotta love it!

lawn blocking, gotta love it!

Tallguy's picture

That's perfect! I do that

That's perfect! I do that with my wall at the office, since I don't have that much open space at home. I don't think I've posted pics of the latest project here yet -- I'll do it today. Whatever you can use that will work, it's all perfectly allowable. It's the finished product that matters, not how or where you did it. And what a sneaky way to advertise! I thought you had put it on your fence... that would even be better.

vsidart's picture

coolio! maybe you need to do

coolio!
maybe you need to do another one and leave it there full time!

Top marks for ingenuity. I

Top marks for ingenuity. I love this particular shawl and on my monitor it is showing as a very pretty pinky-mauve colour. What did you knit it in and what colour is it in reality? Hope you raise lots of money.

Aaronknits's picture

It's Jaggerspun Zephyr, 50%

It's Jaggerspun Zephyr, 50% wool, 50% silk in pink. The color might have a more "Martha Stewart" name, but it's just pink.

Thanks. Hope you raised lots

Thanks. Hope you raised lots of money.