Blocking turned this ...
I'm not sure how many inches longer it is now, but it made a huge difference.
I have blocking wires and t-pins; I used the wires along the top, and the pins at the edges. Rather than soaking first and worrying about having to handle sopping wet yarn, I use a spray bottle.
Yarn is not-crazy Zauberball.
Sometimes I'm lazy and don't get around to it right away, but eventually I do, and I'm always so pleased with the result.
Here's another, the Elizabeth's Diagonal Scarf...
I only blocked this one to show the patterned edges. Yarn is Berocco Boboli.
So there are two completely finished objects, for a lovely Tamis Amis Finished Object Friday! Stop by and see what everyone else is up to!
This *is* my thrilled face.