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On epic projects…

I had this crazy idea a few weeks ago.  That since I’d finished an epic sweater project last semester, I could finish an epic sweater project this semester.  Because my unpaid intership, job, classes and job search weren’t enough.

Anyway, over Thanksgiving break, I bought the yarn and then on the eve of the new year, I cast on for the epic project.  The sweater in question?  Venezia.

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Certainly a much easier project than the one I knit last semester right?  Haha.  I kid.

I haven’t worked on it for like a month… but I did about 8 rounds last night and I think I can commit to doing a little bit each day.  Want to see the progress?

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Isn’t sooooo pretty that you want to eat it up?  I know.  Me too.  Last semester, I spoke of the sweater as a hot affair.  Venezia doesn’t lend itself to such wanton adjectives.

No.  Venezia is a state of mind.  It’s my escape.  My daily vacation… away from my frustrating students and …. everything.  It’s the land far far away where it’s just me, some wool and a pattern that requires me to look at the chart every 8 stitches or so.  Grrr.

Comments

Comment from orata
Time February 16, 2009 at 6:59 pm

That sweater is insanely gorgeous! love (100)!! I can’t wait to see the finished product.

Comment from Emilee
Time February 16, 2009 at 8:12 pm

It’s so beautiful! I know it’ll take awhile, but that’s good from our perspective since we’ll get to see it a lot ;)

Comment from Kalani
Time February 16, 2009 at 10:21 pm

There’s something to be said for a project that removes you and your brain entirely from the world around you.

Comment from Molly
Time February 17, 2009 at 2:27 am

You are very beautiful knits. That sweater just amazing! I think you just talent to such things!

Comment from chemgrrl
Time February 17, 2009 at 7:47 am

Sigh. That’s so pretty. If I hadn’t seen it in person, I’d swear you photoshopped it into existence or something.

Comment from Kim
Time February 17, 2009 at 8:17 am

It is beautiful and will be worth it

Comment from Katie
Time February 17, 2009 at 7:19 pm

That sleeve looks gorgeous! This sweater will be beautiful, you can just tell.

Comment from Debbie
Time February 19, 2009 at 4:53 am

Those colors blend beautifully. That is going to be one gorgeous sweater!

Comment from Carissa
Time February 20, 2009 at 8:25 pm

You are quite amazing!

Comment from LivM
Time March 8, 2009 at 12:50 pm

Beautiful project!

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