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Year of Projects 2014

05 Oct

Progress!

Pivotal shows that 1 of 6 items are complete and one… finished this passed week – go me!

*self high five… ya know, if that is a thing*

I could probably have been much more productive if I didn’t spend a lot of time knitting off the list. Oops? But truly – who is really surprised here?

I did end up finishing one pair of socks. Last week I had reported I finished sock 1 and started sock 2. Sock

2 didn’t take any time at all – mostly because the yarn I was using was a little thicker than I normally use so I ended up whipping through those with size 4 DPNs.

These will be a Christmas present. Right now they are the root of a scandalous lie! You see – the person wearing the socks in the picture is actually the person that is going to get them for Christmas. I told him they were for his dad – and then when we are all together, I said they were for my step dad.

Oh the lies!

These socks were the only YOP2014 list item I worked on this week. I spent one day working on a school spirit hat that ended in an epic fair isle fail, which I blogged about (here, if you are interested).

I also ended up knitting up a tiny little bag. I had started writing the pattern with a specific purpose in mind, but I don’t think the little bag will work – but its a cute little bag … and it felt good to be writing a pattern again. I will most likely put the pattern up here for free either today or early next week. I think it would serve great purpose as maybe a tooth fairy bag, a barbie accessory, or … I dunno. Something that requires a very small bag.

YOP2014 List
– Socks – done
– Socks
– Socks
– Spats for my daughter
– Illusion Knit – no progress this week
– Lapghan #2 – no progress this week

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Visit the “Year of Projects” group on Ravelry if you want to read more about others who are tracking their work or if you want to join in the fun.

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