A Year of Projects

Slowly getting back to normal here. I’ve been getting more knit/crochet time in as I’m not napping as much. It feels good to be finishing up some projects.

On Saturday we took a ride out to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville. It was our first visit, we bought annual passes as our family Christmas gift this year. We went out to see the Da Vinci exhibit. It was amazing! I’ll be posting some pictures from that separately and will link it once the post is up.

We’ve started some garden planning. Totally redoing the garden this year as what we’ve had wasn’t working for us. Right now we’re finalizing our plans and ordering seeds. I have planted a few milk jugs for winter sowing.

Nonsock Projects

The weekender sweater looks about the same. I’ve gotten up to the shoulder shaping on the back, so it’s become my focus for my early morning quiet knitting time. That’s the only time I can focus on wrap and turns.

Loving the Candy Mountain Cowl! Super excited to see that Julie of Twin Stitches Designs is releasing Candy Mountain mittens at the end of the month. I will use my advent to make a pair of the mittens when I’m done with the cowl.

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Autumn Stripe Socks and Temperature Socks have been completed. Both just needed afterthought heels to finish them off.

The Christmas socks are coming along nicely. My daughter has a few classes at the library this week so I’m hoping to finish them while I wait for her classes to finish.

New Projects

I have started a Granny Stripe Afghan with my advent yarn. After I use the color in the Candy Mountain Cowl I add it to the afghan. This will be a long term project. It will be using my advent and scrap yarn going forward.

Finally put together the skein winder I got for Christmas. Caked up the yarn for my Flat Iron Shawl. I’ll be participating in a CAL that starts tomorrow.

Using all new to me, locally dyed yarn for this project. Purchased this yarn at the Southern Comfort Fiber Show a few months ago with the intention of making this shawl. When a saw the CAL I figured it’s the perfect time to make it!

Yarns caked up for Flat Iron Shawl

Thats all I’ve got this week. Off to go get some knitting in.

Happy Crafting!