A few more pix...

vsidart's picture

Here's the finished beastie...
I'm still so pleased with it- and blocking wasn't the nightmare I was anticipating!
Now if I can get up the nerve to try Mmario's "wedding peacock..." hmmmm....!

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Kerry's picture

Great triangle Eric, now you

Great triangle Eric, now you can take on the knitting world.

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Very nice work. I really

Very nice work. I really like how it all seems to blend perfectly: Color, Design etc. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

TomH's picture

Great. I say go for the

Great. I say go for the Wedding Peacock!

steve kadel's picture

very nice job. you guys

very nice job. you guys coming up to la pride at all this weekend?

wherever you go, there you are

vsidart's picture

Nope- I've gotta work this

Nope-
I've gotta work this weekend.... :/

RickMartin's picture

Great job! After completing

Great job! After completing this I'd say the sky's the limit - bring on the most challenging pattern - you'll have it mastered in no time.
Rick

PaxKnitter's picture

That is absolutely amazing!

That is absolutely amazing! Great work and such rich, deep color. I'm sure the recipient will be thrilled.

Peace,
Paul

Stan Stansbury's picture

Beautiful work. Gorgeous

Beautiful work. Gorgeous color.

chipsir's picture

Yes I am dieing to know the

Yes I am dieing to know the weight of yarn andthe blocked measurements. It really is a beautiful piece of work!!!!

vsidart's picture

Chip- It's St-Denis

Chip-
It's St-Denis Nordique, worked on size 7s, and it came about about 48x26".

I love everything about

I love everything about this. It's an awesome piece of knitting and there is some serious envy going on here.

TheKnittingMill's picture

I forgot to ask...what yarn

I forgot to ask...what yarn did you use? Is it a gift for someone or did you make it for yourself?

vsidart's picture

I don't think I could pull

I don't think I could pull it off. LOL.
I think Bradley's mom is gonna get it, but she doesn't know that yet, so don't tell her!

vsidart's picture

the yarn is St-Denis

the yarn is St-Denis Nordique, color is called "Rubywine." It's what Brooklyn Tweed did his original in. I worked it on 32" 7s.

TheKnittingMill's picture

It's amazing Eric!!! The

It's amazing Eric!!! The color is so rich and compliments the stitches.

purlyman's picture

That's beautiful! I picture

That's beautiful! I picture the two of you knitting together and I have to say I'm a bit envious. :-) You did an amazing job!! Congrats!

ksmarguy's picture

Many (actually most)

Many (actually most) evenings are spent finding something good to watch on Netflix (lately it's been 24, we're hooked) and sitting and knitting. The evening is punctuated every so often with, "Hey, hon, pause, I need to count," or, "look at this, it doesn't seem right." Even frogging is a little easier when there is another knitter next to you to sympathize and cuss out the offending yarn and or pattern :D

IamKnitGuy's picture

It's really beautiful! I

It's really beautiful! I loved it the minute I saw it on Jared's blog. What is the finished size? I can't wait to see it on the recipient!