Oh yes, I am not dead… yet ;)
Life gets in the way sometimes. I have been doing my internship at Boondoggle, which was great.
I still have projects in knit-land, though. My next pattern is another shawl, one that was inspired by the yarn itself (Lana Grossa Bingo Solid). It will be named Cognac and have big, fat tassels. I am writing it down as we speak, and have already been wearing and enjoying the sample since November. Meanwhile, a teaser :) This shawl features a continuous i-cord all around. A loop of i-cord serves as cast-on, and from these live sts the i-cord edging is knitted at the same time than the shawl. The bind-off is also carried on from live sts, and to end the six sts are grafted together. It is a bit tricky to imagine, but rather easy to knit, really, so I made a video explaining it: