I finally got one time to haul out my sewing machine and make some progress on my Wildflowers and Honey Quilt. The top row are the left over single colour blocks, and the bottom row are the random blocks I made from the remaining fabric.
Technically the voting for the Evergreen award starts at the beginning of October, so I’m a bit late with my final Evergreen read, which was How Can I Help? A Week in My Life as a Psychiatrist by David Goldbloom and Pier Bryden.
It’s been a while since I’ve updated you on my Weasley Homestead socks – so long that I’ve actually finished them!
I’ve had the Classic Lines Cardigan on my radar for more years than I can remember. I even bought the yarn to make it during a Knit Picks Cyber Monday sale years ago (I think it was Cyber Monday, or maybe on of the big summer sales? the point is I bought it a long time ago).
I have this beautiful Knit Picks Shadow in Basalt Heather, a wonderfully complex grey with warm undertones. Now comes the tough part…
I have to face facts, it’s been ages since I last touched my Beekeeper Quilt, and I really didn’t think I’d pick it up again. The more I thought about stitching up all those little puffs the more I dreaded it. Plus, I don’t think this will be all that practical. Think about it, this would essentially be two layers of wool with a rather large layer of polyfill in between, which would make for an incredibly hot blanket.
But what to do with all those little puffs? I mean, there are 60 of them, surely I could do something, right?
Well, it’s certainly been a while since I talked about my Rocket Ship Shawlette, hasn’t it? I finished it up about a week ago and I’m so glad it’s done. It’s beautiful but towards the end I hated every. single. minute. of knitting it.
It’s not a bad pattern or anything, far from it, but I was just so ready for it to be over. Continue reading