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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 26, 2021

Happy holidays to everyone, whichever holiday you celebrate! Here's my final YOP 2021 post to close out the year. Not much to report as I've been working almost exclusively on my Dust of Snow advent miniskein project. (Happy to report it's done and blocked but I need to get some photos of it and am… Continue reading Year of Projects – December 26, 2021

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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

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Year of Projects 2021-2022: Week 16

This week, I continued work on my Cozy Autumn Socks. Sock #1 is done and I've knit the leg and started the heel flap on sock #2. I'm really enjoying working on these and absolutely LOVE the Maple colorway from Suburban Stitcher. Hoping to get these finished up this week! I also plied up my… Continue reading Year of Projects 2021-2022: Week 16

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Year of Projects 2021-2022: Week 15

This week I've been focusing on a non-YOP piece (my Saligna sweater test knit) but did manage to get two of my YOP's worked on. My DH also has found work travel has kicked back into high gear for him. He's home this upcoming week but then gone for almost 2, including the weekend, so… Continue reading Year of Projects 2021-2022: Week 15