I love when snow falls and blankets the ground. The quiet winter wonderland looks both peaceful and magical. As long as I’m dressed warmly, there is nothing better than a walk in the snow. Inside it is a perfect day to bake and craft to my heart’s content. With Janus, I got two days off to enjoy the weather outside, make some yummy, fudgy brownies, and spend some extra time with some of my yarn projects.
It has been a little while since I have posted anything. But, I finished the mittens I was working on for a young friend. I’ve lost one of my mittens (which I loved wearing). I think I will make a mismatched pair then, it won’t matter if I lose one again. I can just make another and have a new pair!
I FINALLY finished a lap robe I was working on (for my Church’s Shawl Ministry) since September. It took longer than normal because I set it aside and didn’t work on it regularly. I have also finished a reversible shawlette that I started in the Summer of 2012. It feels good to start the year off finishing up some projects that have been hanging around!
I started two new projects – – I grey lap robe for my husband. I had started it previously on straight needles, but it was too difficult to knit properly and I was making errors in the pattern. So, I frogged it and finally got around to getting the proper size circular needles. I’ve made good progress on it and am about 1/4 of the way finished.
My second new project is a multi-color cowl using Red Heart Boutique Magical yarn. I really love the different colors and textures in this yarn. I will probably finish this project tonight.
I’m still working on my felted purses. One is now felted to a size that I like, but I want to re-felt the basket pattern tote so that it is a bit smaller. Then, I will sew the linings for them. I found some good videos on You Tube for sewing a lining with a zippered pocket.
I now need to put down my yarn and get to work on some other items around the house. How nice it would be to have a self-cleaning house :-)!