Is late again. I am getting worse. I suspect it will be sketchy until I am in the house and settled. Which is not far off! Well, in the house, not settled by a long shot. We close in 7 days and move our furniture in on the following Thursday. 10 days!!! But on to knitting.
Stash On Hand: 62,819 yards and 341 skeins
Knitted Stash: 119 yards and 1 skeins
Purchased Stash: 0 yards and 0 skeins again!
Ending Stash: 62,700 yards and 340 skeins.
But at least this week saw a FO! One that was started in September of last year. Mittens for a knitting friend’s birthday. Only 7 months late! But then her gift was the opportunity to pick out her hand knit item, so it was never going to be done for her actual birthday.
I faced the wrist with about 6 rows of St st so the edges wouldn’t curl. And changed the thumb from the pattern since I do not care for thumbs off of the palm. Much prefer the side thumb style. Birthday Girl loves them! That’s all that counts.
And the other knitting is the Cable Shawl from Black Water Abbey in Jo Sharp Silk Road DK. The colors is a nice faded denim shade, just love it!
Now we just wait. We did the walk through with the construction manager today to identify any places that are needing attention. Then next Monday Hubster will walk it down one more time before we head to the Design Center to sign off on all the paper work. Need to get my arm loosened up for all that signing!!
With possession eminent I am busy with hand sewing and machine stitching window treatments. 4 Roman Shades are near completion, only 10 more to go! And then 14 valance treatments to boot. They will be done as time permits, I just need to get the windows covered for privacy concerns.
I have 3 styles I am using in the 6 rooms I am dressing….
And now, back to planning and shopping! Bath rugs and accessories are the focus now. It’s getting down to the wire.