Thursday, December 31, 2015

SPK 144: Joyfully Content

KAL's ending soon:
  • Hats for Grammy FO thread will be locked on 1/1/16.  Winner of that KAL will receive a skein of yarn.
  • Holly Jolly Y'all KAL FO thread will be locked on 1/1/16.  Winner of that KAL will receive a skein of yarn.
  • Cattywampus out of handspun from Dana of Unwind.  Fiber is Tricks for Treats by Spun Right Round.  Cattywampus is by Elizabeth Green Musselman.  Needle size 7.  No mods.
  • Just for you Two by Laura Aylor.  Advent KAL that was wonderfully relaxed.  Less than an hour a night.  Needle size 10.  Yarn: Unwind Yarn Company, Wanderlust Worsted in the Highlands Colorway held double.
  • Danetta's Little Bird: Blue Bird of Happiness pattern by Sara Elizabeth Kellner out of green acrylic from my Gram's stash.
  • Spired MKAL: Spired pattern by Josh Rhyks.  Needle size 9 and 11.  Yarn is Three Irish Girls in the Teague, Teague Yellow, and Teague Blue, Carys BFL base.  No mods.  Tricky but enjoyable knit.
Misadventures of Fru:
  • Occupational Therapy for tendinitis of my left forefinger and thumb is going swimmingly and I'm officially released to resume activities as long as I stretch, lots.  
Watch me Wip:
  • Friends of the Forest Sox: Casted on along with LittleBobbinsKnits Christmas Eve socks cast on.  Yarn is Friends of the Forest by Highland Handmade's Striped Maple Sock.  In my GirlCaveBags matching bag, size 2.75 Addi Sock Rockets.  Twisted Rib for the cuff.  Needle holder by Nomeknitter on etsy.
  • #Knityobawls January project: The View from the Charles by Jennifer Lassonde.  Using Dyeabolical Tenacious Sock in the Wild Blue Yonder colorway and Unwind Yarn Company Journey Sock in the More than Words colorway, held double.  I started with the Great Divide Pattern and realized quickly that the yarn was just not having it. 
  • Casted on my Bifrost kit from Infinite Twist.  It's prolly going to be done in time for the 2017 Rainbowalong.  Bifrost is riding around in my Unicorn Rainbow bag by Absolute Wonder.
#operationbindoff or #cleanslatechallenge:
  • Pulling my Loony Friends Hat out of hibernation
  • Pulling my Thunderstorm MKAL out of hibernation
  • On the fence about the Rainbow Alber's Cowl
  • Even more on the fence about the Endless Rainbow kit
What I crafted in 2015:
  • 61 Finished objects.
  • 7 pairs of sox
  • 9 Finished Objects out of Handspun
  • 16 Finished Objects were gifted
  • 29 Finished Objects were out of stash that was circa 2014 or older.  
  • What's your word for 2016?  Mine is Joyfully Content

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