Can I just say for the millionth time that I love knitting night? It was a small crowd last night, but what a great group of people.
After I got that to a point where I'm satisfied with it for now, I realized knitting night started an hour ago and hustled on over.
The seascape shawl is on hold until I get some better needles, but I'm working on a nice rectangular wrap in Jaeger Roma. This will be a kit when I get the pattern done.
I love this yarn. It's a blend of angora, viscose, and nylon (except I thought viscose and nylon were the same thing, so what the heck is viscose?) (ok, I just looked it up. Viscose is actually a type of rayon, very breathable with excellent drape.) It's extremely soft, it's making a fabric with a wonderful drape, and it's very springy. It's awesome.
Also I got to see the progress on one of the test socks. Totally gorgeous and drool-worthy. The yarn isn't making those little blobs, it's making one-row stripes that don't go the whole way around. It's a very nice effect. It gets a little confused in the textured parts, but they're really awesome too. In short, it's working! :) I can't wait until somebody gets to the second sock so we can see it all (hopefully) match.