Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Craft On: Who Doesn't Love a Sale?
Since the slippers were giving me trouble and we have sunflowers in bloom, Rich suggested I get this shawlette finished so I can get photography done with our sunflowers. I am hoping to have this pattern, the slipper pattern, and a hooded cowl/balaclava pattern with my technical editor by the end of this month (some pretty soon, actually). There will be many opportunities for beta knitting, too. This shawl worked on my swatch, but after doing the larger, real, object, there was a part of me which still held its breath while I bound off, hoping that the short rows did what I though they did. They did! It was such a relief, and I love this bright, cheery color. Also, I won at yarn chicken. There are only about five yards left, but they are there. I was going to weave in ends and block today, but I had a lot of blueberries and peaches that needed to be attended to, so instead I made 20 jars of blueberry preserves and blueberry peach preserves. Tomorrow will be my block party day.
I'm still reading Kristin Lavransdatter. A friend loaned me this book, Milk: The Surprising Story of Milk Through the Ages, too, and it is really interesting.
I mentioned our Around the World Stitch Along before, well each of the participating designers has five patterns for sale in a sale bundle. You can see mine on PayHip by clicking on the Around the World Stitch Along collection button, or on Ravelry. Please follow us on Instagram, as well!
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Labels: Around the World Stitch Along, Books, Design, Governor Inslee Needs a Frozen Fish to the Forehead, Homemaking, Homesteading, Knitting, SAL2020, Stitchalong, Tales from the Kitchen, WIP, Yarn Along