I'll be back.

Hello old and new friends. My blog has been inactive but I am still around. I loom-knit (and weave now, too!) but I seem to take more photos of my toddler than my crafts these days. She has that cute factor going for her. Because of this, I have started a tumblr called Tiny Taughts of our home lessons, crafts and projects. Please visit me there and I promise to come back here soon!


Friday, May 15, 2009

"WIPing" startitis

Oh startitis, how you creep up on me. The lure of new yarn pulls me in and the pattern intrigues. And then you leave me with several partially done projects. What a tease!

Pinwheel washcloth WIP
Pinwheel cloth

Some new side affects include a pinwheel cloth that makes short rows fun and a mystery loom-a-long that has me wondering "what will it be?" Older symptons are too numerous to count (poncho, chunky socks, kitchen cloth, bunny wabbit, Yarn Bee blanket, etc.) I've made some progress since those linked photos but not nearly enough to document.

And as soon as my new fine-gauge sock loom arrives in the mailbox, we know what will happen. Berroco Sox metallic yarn, I'm looking at you.

At least one project that was left behind came back this week. Sure, the snake hat has mega-tight cables that made my wrist twist in pain. But I figured out how to decrease those cables into something easier on me. I like my snake again and I think we'll get along for a few weeks.

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Snake hat

I'm not cured from startitis though. A felted purse for my grandma calls me. And I think it's justified. It's a birthday present. Her birthday was in January. Oooh, such pretty alpaca and wool yarn! And it's a stash-buster for some orphan skeins. Can you help me chose colors for stripes?

Color ideas for purse
Color options for felted purse

Hmm, what will I knit tonight?

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