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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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FO Friday – Sonoran

Project Details: * Pattern: Sonoran shawl design by Makenzie Alvarez (Ravelry link)* Yarn: Knit using 4 skeins of sockweight yarn: A Homespun House Stellina in Pinky Promise (pink multi), Less Travelled Yarn 757 Sock in Toadstool Problems (light green), The Unique Sheep Luxe in Sinful (brown) and Cascade Heritage Handpaints in 9824 (dark green). Total… Continue reading FO Friday – Sonoran

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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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Year of Projects 2022: Week 2

Definitely a bit of a re-entry week back to work after the holidays but I did work on several YOP things, so here we go! Cast on and knit all of sock #1 for the plain vanilla self-striping socks. The main yarn is Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso Sock in the colorway Halley's Comet. I opted… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 2

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Year of Projects 2022: Week 1

I took advantage of a few days off to organize my proejcts for 2022 and start a few things: I cast on for a pair of plain vanilla socks, using a self-striping sock yarn from Desert Vista Dyeworks. The colorway is Halley's Comet, and it's alternating stripes of a dark blue and a lightly speckled… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 1

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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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Year of Projects: December 17, 2021

Checking in for YOP without much to report other than some planning and life stuff, so if that doesn't interest you, have a great week - otherwise, read on! No progress on any of my specific YOP projects. I've got the Sonoran shawl still on the needles, the December wool applique mug rug partially done… Continue reading Year of Projects: December 17, 2021