Wednesday, March 4, 2015

WIP Wednesday 3-4-15

I've got a bad case of resisting finishing things.  Cross stitch needs backstitch.  A shawl and a pillow need blocking.  Second sock syndrome has occurred with yesterday's LYL sock.  I haven't gone near the sewing machine for the project bag or the messenger bag.

I picked up my spindle and an ounce of fiber somebody gave me and this is what is happening.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Love Your Library-March edition

I started my March socks a couple of days ago.  The book is Indie Socks.  The yarn is Felix Helix by Gnarledpaw.  The colorway is Octopus' Garden.  The pattern's Memento Mori.

The book features yarns by independent dyers.  This is a good book to have if you like indie dyers.  The yarn I have isn't in the book, but it was pretty easy to find a similar style.  I expect to be going back to this book for other patterns in the future.

The Love Your Library project isn't about yarn, but I did want to report back on the yarns I used.  I gave each of the yarns I used so for 5 out of 5 stars.  I don't usually give 5/5, so IMHO these are really good yarns.  No knots, nice twist, and beautifully dyed in all three cases.  I haven't washed any of them yet, so there's no report on possible excess dye.  The yarns are from Knitted Wit, The Cyborg's Craft Room, and Gnarledpaw.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Time Lord Travels

The new Doctor Who crafting game is a go.  It is called Time Lord Travels and the first round will be in April, May, and June.  Look it up in Groups on Ravelry if you are interested.

Yes, I signed up.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Freshly Finished Friday

Does it count as finished if the knitting is done but not the blocking?  I'm asking for a friend.  A very lazy friend.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Stitch Along Wednesday

This week's mystery squares are done.

Name of the Doctor scarf is at 45% complete.  I've got to work out some sort on schedule to work on this or it will never be completed.

Van Gogh mini pillow is almost done.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Freshly Finished Friday

I finished the reknit of the French door curtains.  Even if they stretch to the floor, that was the last time I work on them.  I'll find some other way of dealing with the length.

I finished my Love Your Library socks for February.

That's it.  I'm very tired.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Stitch Along Wednesday

What's in progress or could be if I decided to work on it:

  • Van Gogh mini pillow:  may pick it back up today.

  • Russian dolls project bag:  looked at the fabric as I walked by it a couple of times.

  • Doctor Who messenger bag:  same as above.

  • Mystery afghan:  squares (and I use the word square loosely) done through week 8.

  • Name of the Doctor scarf:  pulled it out of the project bag to take a picture.

  • Shawl using the Firefly yarn I got over the weekend:  found a pattern then couldn't fool my computer into printing it.  It'll probably be the next project once I go and get a bunch of printer ink cartridges.