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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Knitting Adventures, WIPS

WIP Wednesday 2/15/17

I love these days. I wish I had more to share but I’ve been a bit busy making Pink P**sy hats. I can honestly say I hate the color pink. I really do πŸ™‚ Staring at the color for weeks made my head hurt.

Todays WIP is a knitted hat that I just love. You can find the pattern HEREΒ . Its called Sunset hat. When I saw this pattern on ravelry I knew I had to make it. I love color work. It gives the hat personality.

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I am about to add my 3rd color. Papaya ( Red Heart with Love). My other colors are Delft Blue (Red Heart Super Saver) and Putty ( Red Heart Accent). My 4th color is still undecided. It might be coral or carrot. The colors are basically the same but with a slight difference .

I’ve noticed something about knitting… it doesn’t use up as much yarn as crocheting. Β Which is a good thing but also bad since I am trying to cut my yarn stash in half this year πŸ™‚

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Crochet stuff, WIPS

WIP Wednesday

The first WIP of 2017…. I’ve been wanting to make these fingerless mitts for a while but I haven’t had the yarn to make them. A yarnie friend of mine gave me a bag of Red Heart Unforgettable and Knits Picks Chroma.

The yarn I used for these mitts are Knits Picks Chroma : Dear Diary. I love them! I plan to re make the first one because I like the second with the pink crocodile stitch .

TheseΒ Crocodile Fingerless mittsΒ are by R.W.

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Loom Love, WIPS

WIP Wednesday

I am looming again. Its fast and easy. oh and fun!

I bought more yarn. This is called Premier Yarns Saturate in the color Zinnia. Its from the Deborah Norville Collection.

I love this yarn!! This is the third skein I’ve bought in the past week. Different color though. Although this yarn did have a few knots in the beginning I was able to get around them. I pray there are no more.

I wanted to knit something so I chose to make a drop stitch cowl. No pattern. Just a few rows of Β garter stitch and then the drop stitch and some purls and e wraps and more drop stitches. I only have 3 rows of the Β dropped stitches and I want to make at least 6. I hope I have enough yarn.

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This is about half a ball ( 92 yards in all)

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( Who knew that the host of Inside Edition would put her name on such awesome yarn πŸ™‚ )

The loom I am using is the large knifty knitter round loom. color ( duh) is yellow. πŸ™‚

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Crochet stuff, Temperature Blanket 2016, WIPS

WIP Wednesday

I am still working on the Princess vs Villains Β c2c CAL. This week I am working on Aurora ( Sleeping Beauty) and Cruella Deville . She isn’t part of Two Hearts Crochet CAL , someone from the facebook group used fiddle stitch to make up the graph.. along with many others.

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Since its the last week of the August, I need to make the squares for the month for my Temperature Blanket .

Rouge and Papaya are below. Many more to go.

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ttyl,

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