A Year of Projects, WIPS

YOP6 week 48

Hello and welcome to another A year of Projects progress post…….

Its another week with no finished projects. Ive been splitting my time with this FRIENDS blanket and the Princess Mononoke Pullover.

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I will not start another block until I finish this banner! I am sorta regretting starting with a banner. lol I’ve actually used up all my black and white balls of yarn. So YAY πŸ™‚

This Princess Mononoke Pullover is definitely a challenge. I am hoping to finish the intarsia portion of the pullover this week. I am so nervous I will miss a square and screw up the whole thing.

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I am not a fan of knitted color change. There isn’t a simple way to carry the yarn so there are no holes or pulled yarn.

In other news : Jon and I saw Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. It was so good!!!! If you go and see it.. there is a post credit scene you shouldn’t miss if you are a real fan of the movies.

Also I started the Military diet but stopped the day after due to my cold. I will be starting it again in a few days. Β ( left to right : Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner of day 1)

 

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YOP6 week 46

So if you have been keeping up with my posts , you know I can get impatient at the end of A year of Projects…. I am working on my list.. ( I failed so bad with year 6- I lose interest easily I guess). And Β my year 7 banner is made. It wont be as “loud” as this years has been ( super hero themed).

For this weeks projects.. I made another rag doll. This is Uma the Unicorn πŸ™‚ Β I love her so much. I took apart baby groot because I don’t like it very much. He’s too big and I don’t like the color I used. I will make another one though.

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I made the eyes, beak, eye patch ,etc for the Owl Pirate hat. When I’m done making the 3rd MagicKarp hat and Eevee hats for customers I will sew all pieces to the owl hat and the reindeer hat.

If you follow me on Instagram( or read my last post here) Β you would of seen that I started the FRIENDS Themed Blanket CAL. This sucker is gonna be huge. I am kinda over the Gilmore Girls blanket for the moment. The Luke’s diner block is almost complete but I want to focus on the FRIENDS blanket since the show is one of my all time faves.

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A Year of Projects, WIPS

YOP6 week 45

Hi… no one panic , I’m back. I didn’t fall of the face of the earth. Β I’ve just been in a knitting/crocheting slump. So many projects so little time.

Okay, A year of projects. only 2 months left. I dont have much to show for year 6 .. its sad. I was going through my ravelry notebook and noticed all the hibernating projects. A few are pretty close to being done. So instead of starting new projects for the remaining 2 months, Β I want to finish the ones I put away.

Here are a few pictures to refresh your memory:

I’ve also been watching a lot of knitting podcasts. Skein Game Podcast, Wool, Needles, Hands and YarnGasmΒ ( all on YOUTUBE). I’ve noticed that basically all knitting podcasts are the same. “look what I made, look what someone gave me, giveaway!” Its their personality that keeps people coming back.

Last minute update…We saw Guardians of the Galaxy yesterday so I made a baby Groot ragdoll the night before… He’s so cute but I want to make one in a lighter brown. And use half double crochets instead of double crochets.

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YOP6 Week 40

Theres been a few projects that have been on my hooks and needles this past week. No FOs though. April is my birth month (the 9th is my birthday) so most of the projects I make this month will be for me πŸ™‚ I noticed the dragonfly pattern trend on ravelry . So I decided to make the Radiating Dragonfly throw by Pattern Paradise . I want to add one more section but I am unsure of what color. So far I have light raspberry, paradise, amethyst, delft blue and bright orchid. I need 241 yards to for section F . that’s less than a skein of yarn of red heart super saver. I was thinking about using cranberry which is a red heart accent and I would have to use a little more than a skein of it since it is a smaller skein. I suck with color.

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But before I make a decision I have to finish a Magickarp hat for a friend. Her daughter is a pokemon go player and collects these hats . I am almost done I just need to do some sewing.

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My 3rd project of the week… I just wanted to do something with this yarn.

Yarn: Red Heart with Love , Lemon Drop. Project: A hat.

 

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YOP6 Week 39

I really hate missing a A year of projects post. Β I missed week 36, 37 and 38 because I had an order for 2 knitted pink p*ssy hats with Harry Potter brim, another for a sock monkey hat, and 2 more pink kitty hats.
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When I was done with them I was able to finish a second pair of the easy knitted fingerless gloves. I love how they came out. I might make another pair. I used Knit Picks Chroma in Sugar Cookie. I like that with these I can either wear the green side or the pink/purple? white side πŸ™‚

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With some help ($$)I will be making soaps again!! So I will be splitting my time between knitting/crocheting and soap making. Β I made these bars a few nights ago. with limited materials and doing tie dye for the first time, I think they came out pretty good.

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Also double knitting has made its way into my life. Its so f’in fun!!!! I made a cowl for my cat. She wouldn’t model it for me though.

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