It never fails - just when I think I'm going to have all this deadline-free knitting ahead of me - a deadline pops up.
My manager announced today that she's leaving the company. She's the best manager I've ever had, and if anyone was ever deserving of a lace shawl it's her. The kicker - her last day is May 9. And with the move this weekend and no ability to start it until Sunday at the earliest - that leaves me exactly 12 days to knit a full-sized shawl. But I think I can do it!
Mom's heading down to the dye studio tomorrow to dye me up some Desert Cat in a lovely deep red-purple. On Sunday, the needles will be upacked and I'll be setting to work. The only thing I need now is a pattern.....