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
I'm not sure how I stumbled across it, but I was on Youtube and found a tutorial from Made Every Day for her Summer Day Top. It looked pretty easy, so I purchased the pattern. It is easy! There are many options (sleeves, cap sleeves, tunic, peplum, etc) and what I like most is the … Continue reading Summer Tops
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 dug though my stash and found a bag labeled "Ruby Top". Apparently I purchased this fabric with the Made by Rae Ruby Top in mind (goodness knows how long ago). So, over the course of a week while I was child free, I cut and sewed a new tunic. My binding skills are getting … Continue reading Ruby Two
Zippers...my nemesis! I am determined to conquer them on simple projects before using them in clothing. So, using my trusty School of Sewing book, I made two pouches. First up, I needed a small pouch to carry in my tote bag. I have switched to carrying a tote bag instead of a cross body bag … Continue reading Zippers
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!