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Friday, July 29, 2016

On the Needles Friday

I am plugging away on my projects.  I know I am making progress but it is slow.
My Cape Cod is lovely to work on.  I love the yarn and the pattern.
And it is beginning to look like a sweater!!!  YEAH!!!
I am working on Block 17 of the Great American Aran Afghan. 
It is the border of a block that is grated together.  I have already finished it once but I did a terrible job on the grafting and decided to redo it.  I did the provisional cast on with a larger needle.  Wish me luck with the grafting.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

On the Needles and Stash Report

This will be a multi tasking post!  My attempts at blogging need to be better organized.  But I have been busy working on my GAAA (Great American Aran Afghan).  I am doing this along with a couple of friends.  Another block is finished and another one begun.

Church Block
The blocks will look  much better once they are blocked.  This was a fun block to work on.







The next one I am working on is a little tricky but I think I have the hang of it.  I needed to purchase more yarn to finish this project.  Fortunately, my LYS owner had put aside several skeins of the yarn. 



I made a little progress on my Cape Cod.

So while nothing has been finished I am making steady progress.

Yarn in this week:  910 yards
Yarn out this week:  0 yards
In YTD: 8014 yar
Out YTD: 6538 yards

Sunday, July 10, 2016

On and Off the Needles

Another week has flown by!  Do you ever ask yourself  "where does the time go"?
 
I finished another block of the my Great American Aran Afghan.  And hope to finish another one today.
 

 
I am making slow and steady progress on my Cape Cod.  It probably doesn't look much further along than last week.  But I am almost ready to separate for the sleeves.
 



Friday, July 1, 2016

On the Needles Friday

I am not sure I can even say slowly and steady progress.  But there was some knitting and I am happy with the few stitches I managed to do.

I made a little progress on my Cape Cod.  And I managed to cast on another block of The Great American Aran Afghan.  With one cataract surgery down and one to go, I am not sure how much of anything I will get done this month


Cape Cod by babycocktails


GAAA

Get it done July

I had hoped to be more productive this month.  But I did dabble a little here and there.  My first cataract surgery put a crimp in my plans.  I will be having my second eye done in a few weeks.  So I think my plans for July are ambitious. 

 June 2016
  1. Joy of Life Applique--Block 5 and 6--did not work on it at all!!
  2. Great American Aran Afghan--2 blocks--finished one
  3. Start Cape Cod Sweater for Fit Class--yeah--loving it so far
  4. Complete My Tweets quilt top--not yet
  5. Jim's dish clothes--6 completed
  6. Read Only Time will Tell


July 2017
  1. Continue working on Cape Cod sweater
  2. Block 14 Great American Aran Afghan
  3. Complete My Tweets quilt top--needs borders
  4. Complete 3 blocks for Color Safari Embroidery quilt BOM
  5. Applique block 5 of Joy of Life
  6. Set up and read my first Kindle book:  The Ritual Bath by Faye Kellerman

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    Friday, June 24, 2016

    On the Needles Friday

    I have made a little progress on my Cape Cod.  The yarn--Three Irish Girls--is lovely to work with.  It is a top down sweater from Baby Cocktails.  I am going to link up with Judy and see what others are working on.

    Sunday, June 19, 2016

    Stash Report

    I got a little carried away this week.  I needed some fabric for two quilt tops that are almost done.  And I needed to "supplement" my stash with just a little more fabric for my Machine Embroidery Quilt Club.  My little adventure added 26 yards!

    My fabric report for the week is:
    Fabric in this week:  26 yards
    Fabric out this week:  0
    In YTD:  29.5 yards
    Out YTD:  47

    There has been no change in my yarn numbers even though I knit everyday.