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Year of Projects: Week 23

It was really nice to have a long weekend here in the US for Memorial Day. Both my DH and I had a pretty quiet weekend, but I think we're both back to 100% now, although our little town and the area where he works have been hit pretty hard by COVID these last couple… Continue reading Year of Projects: Week 23

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Year of Projects 2022: Week 21

Another craft-filled week - my DH was on business travel again (and he's gone again this week) - so I got a lot accomplished. First up, I finished the big cowl I was working on. This is a design from Joji Locatelli from a while back and I had earmarked 3 half-skeins of Spud and… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 21

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Year of Projects 2022: Week 13

Another really busy week around here, so I mostly worked on odds and ends of things, including: The test knit socks. Finally able to share at least some visuals for these. The designer is Hanks and Needles and I am using Spun Right Round's Classic Sock in the color Wool and Pine. Loads of cables… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 13

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Year of Projects 2022 – Week 5

This week, I finished up sock #1 of the By Naughty Design pair. Pattern is from Hunter Hammersen and yarn is from Long Dog Yarns, their Bounce Sock Yarn in A Shortcut to Mushrooms colorway, the first of their LOTR-themed club colors. These are a bit fussy to work with lots of twisted stitches but… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022 – Week 5

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Year of Projects: Week 4

This week, I'm working on a new spinning project. I have a lot of handcarded batts in stash and I decided that I would tackle a set of those next. These are from KCKnits on Etsy (although I think her store is permanently closed) and the colorway, Princezna Hyacinta, is inspired by an Alphonse Mucha… Continue reading Year of Projects: Week 4

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Year of Projects: Week 3

A long and really busy work and life week here, but I did get a fair amount done on some YOP pieces: I finished up the pair of Desert Vista Dyeworks self-striping socks. The yarn is DVD's Viso sock yarn base in the color Halley's Comet. I added in a pale pink mini-skein from stash… Continue reading Year of Projects: Week 3

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January 2022 Crafting Goals

Here's what I've got on my to-do list for January: Finish sock #1 of the Vapour Socks. I just need to Kitchener the toe, so that won't take long to do. Finish the Bronwyn sweater. I have the back finished and I'm working on the front right now. Both sleeves are done so once the… Continue reading January 2022 Crafting Goals

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WIP Wednesday…or Friday? – October 22, 2021

This week has completely gotten away from me between work and my DH being on business travel and errands and life. I started this post Wednesday but completely zoned getting photos and then pushing the publish button, so eh... let's close the week out with a 2-day late WIP Wednesday, shall we? I've been working… Continue reading WIP Wednesday…or Friday? – October 22, 2021