This is a full, ambitious list. I won't complete it all, especially the fiber projects as I'm choosing bigger projects. Knitting: Finish my Shift Cowl (and possibly use this pattern to use up scrap yarns throughout the year) Knit a Quince & Co. wrap (kit already received) Make any pattern from Taproot Magazine Knit/Crochet my … Continue reading Year of Projects 2019/2020
So, another year has passed! How did I do with my Year of Project List for 2018/2019??? Finish my Charlotte Afghan: FAIL. I think I added one round. This will go onto this years list. Knit myself the hat I am totally in love with: FAIL. I didn't knit it. This will go onto this … Continue reading Year of Projects-Completion List
Part of my Year of Projects list was to make socks, particularly using new techniques. My first pair of socks were a worsted weight pair as I followed along with Marly Bird's "My First Socks KAL". I learned quite a bit and they have made good "wear around the house instead of slippers" socks. Next … Continue reading Socks
I am happy to report I have cast off my FIRST sweater! It all began when the pattern for The Easy Bulky One by Joji was released. I promptly purchased it and the recommended yarn, Quarry by Brooklyn Tweed (purchased online from a lovely shop-Wool & Co.-they packaged the yarn so beautifully!) Then, I did … Continue reading Evolution of a Sweater
I finished my Drea Renee Knits Nightshift Shawl! Made from stash yarn, I am pleased with how it turned out! Details: Colors: A Swarthy Parrot Fish (blue variegated) (used entire skein) B HiKoo White C Manos Grey D Nice & Knit Capsize (orange) E Hikoo Marbled Gray F Nice & Knit Dockside (gold) I particularly … Continue reading Finished!
Good morning! I have added several magic balls to my stash buster granny afghan. There is absolutely no thought into the order of the colors, totally random as I find quarter and half skeins in my stash. I find it fun to change color and remember what project I made. I have also started a … Continue reading Adding Magic
It has honestly been a pleasure to work on my Nightshift Shawl! I chose all stash yarn and they are working surprisingly well together (purchased at deep discounts, searching sale bins, etc.) My yarns are: A-Queensland Collection Brisbane Color 08 (blues/purples/reds) B-SimpliWorsted White C-Manos Del Uruguay Sand D-Nice & Knit Capsize (orange) E-SimpliWorsted Gray Speckled … Continue reading Nightshift Progress