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Monday, February 8, 2016

Design Wall Monday

I managed to finish the top I posted about last week. 
We are looking forward to another snowy day here in MA.  It should be a nice day to spend with my sewing machine.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Stash Report February 7 2016

I love the feeling of finishing things.

My Ambiguous Cowl is ready to wear.  I love the pattern and the yarn--Hikoo Sueno.
Yarn Stash Report:
Yarn in this week:  0 yards
Yarn out this week;  510yards
Yarn in YTD: 0 yards (this will soon change!)
Yarn out YTD:  610 yards

It seems like forever since I finished a quilt.  I started this quilt a year or two ago--can't remember exactly.  There were a few completed blocks in the bin.  This quilt required 48 10 inch blocks. 
 
One of our guild members presented a workshop on this quilted tote.  
 

Fabric in this week:  0 yards
Fabric out this week:  17.5 yards
Fabric in YTD: 4 yards
Fabric out YTD:  17.5 yards

Friday, February 5, 2016

On the Needles

Working on ESK February KAL--Starfighter Hat.  I repurposed the yarn from the cowl for January.  I am using Dream in Color Everlasting in Bluefish.  I cast on the Spiral Cowl 4 times and gave up.  It is not a difficult pattern.  I finally figured I didn't like the yarn for the cowl but it will be perfect for the hat.
I am off to Judy's for some inspiration.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Design Wall Monday

Every year my LQS has a Machine Embroidery BOM club.  This year the shop owner designed and digitized a project she called Revolutionary Flare.  The embroidery and some of the piecing is done. I hope to finish piecing the top this week.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

February Wish List


I have decided that my Get it Done list sounded menacing.  Now I will refer to my monthly list as a Wish List.  It is a little road map to help me focus but I know other things will come up or I may just want to stray.

January 2016
  1. Maize Mitts for TCK KAL--done
  2. Spiral Cowl for ESK January KAL--hibernating
  3. Ambiguous Cowl Knit Purl Hunter Progressive KAL--done
  4. Block 5 of Joy of Life--started
  5. Send String Quilt to Longarmer--needs binding and a label
  6. GAAA BOM finish block 9
  7. Machine Embroider 2 Birdhouse blocks for Guild Challenge
February 2016
  1. Assemble Embroidery Club quilt top
  2. GAAA BOM  block 9
  3. Machine embroider 2 Birdhouse blocks for Guild Challenge
  4. Little Mr. C's ear flap hat
  5. ESK February KAL--Starfighter hat
  6. Complete Block 5 Joy of Life
  7. Bind and label black and white string quilt
  8. Read The Cake Therapist and Bella Fortuna

Friday, January 29, 2016

On the Needles Friday

An almost finish--Ambiguous Cowl.  The only step left is to graft the edges and weave in the loose ends.

Friday, January 22, 2016

On the Needles

A group at our LYS have been participating in Knit Purl Hunter's Progressive KAL
I am using Hikoo Sueno yarn in Charcoal and Cherry Pie.