Friday Night Knit Night, Knitting, Knitting Projects, Wraps/shawls, Yarn

Yarn shopping 

Hey Everyone! 

Today I went to Joann’s to get some more yarn for a special project I am going to be starting. 

I picked up six more skeins of Patons Lace for this project. Four of the skeins are in Vintage and two are in crystal. 

I am going to be making falling leaves wraps with this yarn. 

At this point I don’t want to speak on why exactly I am knitting them up, I know I will speak about it in future posts but it is too soon to talk about who they are for and why. 

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Fall is Coming!

Hey Everyone! 

I know it has been a couple of weeks since my last post, I have been busy. The week right after my last post I was crew leader for Vacation Bible School at church, and this past week I had jury duty for 3 days. 

Now that I have had a few days back into the swing of knitting, and back to my normal life, I have really noticed that Fall is definitely in the air. I started smelling it in the air a couple of weeks ago. Where I live, the transition from summer into fall often starts with a few of the leaves starting to turn colors a little bit, followed by a change in the way the air smells. It is hard to describe unless you have experienced it yourself. Early fall has its own unique smell. 

Since Thursday I have been spending a lot of time working on the size 10 sweater that I have had in the works for a bit. I am working on the back sleeves, and it is nearing completion, which I am excited about. 

After I am done with my sweater, I want to get the poncho I am working on done, and get it linked, washed and dried. I am excited for the prospect of having it done in time for when the weather actually gets cooler so I can actually wear it. I am also planning on spending some time working on infant hats, since I have a lot of three ply baby yarn sitting around. While I don’t know for sure where I will be sending the infant hats, I have an idea of where I would like to send them to be put to use. 

Beings that the weather is starting to cool off, I am so ready to dive into more (and larger) knitting projects. 

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Upcoming Projects

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This week, instead of a “What’s On My Needles Wednesday”, beings that I have covered what I am working on in my last two posts, I am going to talk a bit about what I am thinking for upcoming personal projects.

I have four skeins of fishermen’s wool, in two different colors, that I want to make a couple cute garments out of for winters to come. I also have a skein of yarn that I want to use to make myself some socks as I want to learn to make socks.

With some of the fishermen’s wool I had thought about attempting a Katniss Cowl (the kind of Cowl that Jennifer Lawrence had worn in Catching Fire), but then I got thinking about how the cowl was in fashion like last fall and winter, but how long until it goes out of fashion. I should rather use the yarn to make a cowl/poncho/wrap that can be worn for several seasons and years. If I am going to invest that kind of time into making something, I want to be able to wear it for a while.

I have the hardest time coming up with project ideas for myself, and there is a ton of cute stuff out there that I could make, and wear, but I don’t, and have not yet created it for myself. It is time that changed.