When I decide it's time to make a hat, I do not mess around! I cast on Autumn's Splendor on Thursday and was done by Saturday. Colorwork patterns just thrill me. I can't stop or put them down until I am done. I guess it's that desire to see the pattern emerge, even if I … Continue reading Moving Modern Making Design Monday
Knitting Stats Last Week: 55,979 yards/291 skeins Knitted: 311 yards/1 skeins Purchased: 282 yards/2 skein Destashed: 0 yards/0 skeins Ending Stash: 55,950 yards/292 skeins Spending YTD: $381.73 In: There are 2 skeins on from WEBS, I couldn't decide on the Winter's Fern hat color combos, so I bought 2 grays........of the wrong weight!!! Oh well, … Continue reading Stash Reports Week #29
It's a NO Fo this week, unless you consider that I did "finish" my guild BOM Double Z.. Just a bunch of HSTs and you have a fun block. The other sewing is Cabin Skein, a bunch of flying geese and log cabins. I got the log cabins done, now on to the geese. And … Continue reading Friday NO/FO TGIFF
So this week has already been off to a busy start, and the fun won't slow down anytime soon. I am back at the fair again today to monitor the displays in the Open Class. What fun! The current Squirrel crafting has been all about knitting! I drove south for my monthly haircut and took along a … Continue reading Wednesday Squirrel!!!
Last Week's Goals: Quilt Disappearing 9 Patch √ Knit on Ruby Red Bolero √ Enter the County Fair √ Wash fabric for Cabin Skein √ Make Churn Dash blocks for Mystery BOM √ This Week's Goals: Work on Charity Quilt Sew Cabin Skein Start quilting Shades of Suede Babysit Dogs at Sister's house Work on Guild … Continue reading Tuesday To-Do Fairly Well
Today's item is a knit one, so hopefully the Monday link ups won't mind a different fiber project. Our county fair started Sunday and I was busy getting items ready to enter. In the knitting arena there's only 7 hand knit items that can be entered. 1 category covers hats, socks, shawls, collars, and purses. … Continue reading Moving Modern Making Design Monday
Knitting Stats Last Week: 55,412 yards/291 skeins Knitted: 280 yards/2 skeins Purchased: 847 yards/2 skein Destashed: 0 yards/0 skeins Ending Stash: 55,979 yards/291 skeins Spending YTD: $367.76 In: My Wren House yarn came!!!!! I love it. Now I need ideas about what to make with it. Hm, maybe I can combine it with the … Continue reading Stash Reports Week #28
My entire July has been all about those national colors. And I am not done yet since I have an RW(C)B quilt to finish by Thursday! What I have to show today for all my Patriotism is another Project Bag. And this time it's all mine!! When I started making this Disappearing 9 Patch I wasn't sure … Continue reading So far I have been digging the Red, White(really cream), and Blue!
Knitting Stats Last Week: 55,467 yards/291 skeins Knitted: 55 yards/0 skeins Purchased: 0 yards/0 skeins Destashed: 0 yards/0 skeins Ending Stash: 55,412 yards/291 skeins Spending YTD: $338.79 In: Nothing!.....yet But it's on its way and it's gorgeous!! From a new to me dyer, Wren House Yarns. Out: The hat it is finished!!! I think I … Continue reading Stash Reports Week #27
I hope all had a wonderful Independence Day!! We went to see some local fireworks and were amazed at some of the new designs and sparklies! We never really did that when the kids were young because Diva could not stand loud noises. So no way we were taking her to see fireworks! She has … Continue reading Friday FO!!