Knitting, Quilting, Sewing, Shopping

Sunday Stash Report

Knitting This Week

On Hand: 61,915 yards/333 skeins
Knitted: 20 yards/0 skeins
Purchased: 245 yards/2 skeins
Ending Stash: 62,118 yards/335 skeins


Premier Home Cotton for a striped short sleeved Sophie

OK, a little yarn knit and a bit more added. But it’s for a good cause. My cousin will be welcoming a granddaughter soon so a knitted sweater needs to happen ASAP! Shower is Dec 3rd in Virginia, where I won’t be, so it needs to be knit quickly and mailed even quicker. Will I meet my deadline? Who knows. More important, will the solid color cover the yardage I need? 3 month size says 180 yards, I have 140. Fingers crossed.

Fabric This Week: Do I have to confess?

Fabric In: 6.625 yards
Fabric Out: 0 yards
Net Fabric In/Out: +6.625 yards

Argh!!! It doesn’t help that I was gone, so no sewing happened. And then I come home and go shop for more fabric? Well, again, the intent is for a good cause. I need flannel for a pillow for the JG’s BF. And then some FQ’s jumped in the cart, and, oh I need some neutrals that are more white than cream, and look at that striped remnant, and well, might as well pick up these fillers!!!

Year to Date

Fabric In: 44.25
Fabric Out: 33.75
Net Fabric In/Out: +10.5

Just when I was getting close to zero!!! But for the most part the fabric above is going into something. Obviously the flannel for a pillow, the bright group has no plans as of yet, but I am seeing a fun Christmas wall-hanging for some reason. The plaid might not make it in the final product. The neutrals are for some pillows I want to make. And just maybe that bright group will make it into one of the pillows. The diagonal stripe is just because, a 5/8 yard remnant that rang up at $1.87!! And the last group are more for filling in, although both of the blues will likely make it into bags of some sort, but not together.

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Knitting

Good Day Sunshine!

It is Glorious to be back at our home away! Even if for just 5 days. Quick trip down and back is giving us some relief from the cold at home, and a chance to rejuvenate.

As for me, since starting a steroid cream on my joints I am feeling much better. Swelling is down and lumps are receding. Most important, the severe pain is going away. Tylenol and this cream are my best friends right now! Just wish I had answers to why/how/when this Osteoarthritis decided to choose me. Hopefully this is a one off and it will visit no more!

Knitting happened on the 2 hour flight down. And it just might be happening right now. You can only play games on your phone, sun bathe, puzzle play, or read, so much in a 24 hour day.

Afghan Square #10 started. It is a repeat of this pattern. 

Hope all is well at your end. May your day be blessed!

Knitting, Sewing, Shopping

Sunday Stash Report

Knitting This Week

  • On Hand: 61,915 yards/333 skeins
  • Knitted: 27 yards/0 skeins
  • Purchased: 0 yards/0 skeins
  • Ending Stash: 61,888 yards/333 skeins

Yippee, another afghan square finished!

Fabric This Week

  • Fabric In: 0 yards
  • Fabric Out: 2.25 yards
  • Net Fabric In/Out: -2.25 yards

Year to Date

  • Fabric In: 37.625
  • Fabric Out: 33.75
  • Net Fabric In/Out: +3.875

Again, no new yarn or fabric in this week! By the end of the year I should have that Net at a minus!!!

  

   
5 Roll-Up Cosmetic Cases, Just 1 to go!!