Friday, September 23, 2016

On the Needles Friday

I am definitely in the home stretch with my Great American Aran Afghan.  Block 22 is done.

And I hope to finish the pieces for block 23 tonight.  This square has a mini Aran sweater stitched onto a background block.
I am off to Judy's to see what others are working on.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

On the Needles Friday--ok Saturday

Block 22 of my great American Aran Afghan will be finished this weekend!!  Lots and lots of bobbles.

Friday, September 9, 2016

On the Needles

Progress continuing on my GAAA.  Yeah!!!
Block 21
Block 22


Friday, September 2, 2016

On the Needles

Another block from the GAAA almost finished.  Lots of cables and bobbles.
The body parts of my Little Cotton Rabbit are finished.  Now to put her together and knit her a little dotty dress.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

September Goals

Goal setting sounds so formal.  I think I have to start referring to them as good intentions.  To say I was side-tracked this month is an understatement.  In my knitting world I have been concentrating on the GAAA squares.

August 2016
  1. Borders for My Tweets--oops.  Seems to have made its way to the bottom of the pile.
  2. Applique Block 5 of Joy of Life--finished one flower!
  3. Great American Afghan--2 more blocks
  4. Finish Cape Cod sweater--not even close
  5. Read:  Sacred and Profane--working on it
  6. Complete quilting, binding and label on Farm Life quilt.
  7. Read A Holiday Yarn
  8. Machine quilted Bricks and Mortar Scrap Quilt
  9. Machine Embroidered Quilt BOM up to date
September 2016
  1. Great American Aran Afghan--complete 2 squares
  2. My Tweets Quilt--borders, basting, machine quilting, embellishing
  3. Bricks and Mortar Quilt--binding and label
  4. Complete Little Cotton Rabbit for class
  5. Safari BOM Machine Embroidered Quilt--3 blocks
  6. Read--Sacred and Profane 

    Sunday, August 21, 2016

    Stash Report

    True confession time--even more wooly loveliness found its way to my stash.  But to be truthful it is ear marked for a KAL or two that will be coming up.  I am knitting feverishly but haven't completed anything.  I am working on a few large projects. 
    And in the fabric department, I finished 3 little quilts that will be donated to a NICU.

    Yarn in this week:  2349 yards
    Yarn out this week:  0 yards
    Yarn in YTD:  15686
    Yarn out YTD:  6538

    Fabric in this week:  0 yards
    Fabric out this week:  6 yards
    Fabric in YTD:  10.5 yards
    Fabric out YTD:  71 yards

    Sunday, August 14, 2016

    Stash Report

    Some lovely wooly goodness found its way into stash!  And it is here to stay.  But I am very happy to have finished a quilt.

    Yarn in this week:  2248 yards
    Yarn out this week:  0 yards
    Yarn in YTD:  13337 yards (not much of yarn diet!)
    Yarn out YTD:  6538 yards

    Fabric in this week:  0 yards
    Fabric out this week:  6.5 yards
    Fabric in YTD: 29.5
    Fabric out YTD:  65