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Reknitting Socks

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I started a pair of socks using KnitPicks Palette Yarn in regal, and here I am, weeks later, still working on the first sock of the pair. On the first try, I had dropped a stitch several rows below where I was, that was to far down to pick up and bring it up to the round I was on, so I started that one over. Then, on the second try I had inadvertently unevenly distributed he stitches on my needles, and I was at the point of turning the heel when I realized that it was off, so off the needles it came, and rewound the yarn. Now I am on try #3, and I have checked the number of stitches on each needle, and each has the correct number of stitches. So, unless I drop a stitch along the way and don’t realize it, this sock should come out right in the end. 


I will hopefully be getting this pair of socks complete in the next few days. 

I still have some scarves in the works, but I am really trying to get this pair of socks complete, beings that I still have so much sock yarn to knit up. I would definitely like to be getting more socks done. 

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Starting a new Project

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a quick update on my falling leaves wrap: I did get it finished yesterday evening, and now it is sitting in the washing machine waiting for me to take it out and block it.

That being said I am starting a poncho in which I am using fishermen’s wool in Oak Tweed. I am excited to be done with the falling leaves wrap, and on to something else in terms of personal projects.

Beings that I have made a boat load of progress on my newest knit for kids sweater, and I am not as exhausted as I was on Monday from camp I felt like diving into my complicated personal project, and getting it done.

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This Week I am Knitting

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This week I am still working on the baby blanket, the size 6 knit for kids sweater, the falling leaves wrap, and the dish cloth. I have been making the most progress this week on the sweater and the wrap. I spent a good share of the weekend working on the sweater, and I am on the sleeves of the back. The baby blanket is just sitting as I have been focusing on the wrap and the sweater this week.

I love the feeling of accomplishment when I am getting a project close to being done, or get one going that is more complicated and seeing it grow. This falling leaves wrap I am proud of how far I have gotten and that I am getting the hang of the pattern. It is going to be really pretty when it is done. Perseverance is important in learning something new.

Getting yourself out of your comfort zone and trying new things is important, and accomplishing difficult tasks is reassuring and builds on what you already know.

I am definitely making progress on my current knitting projects, and I love getting stuff done.

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What’s On My Needles Wednesday

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I am excited to bring you this week’s “What’s On My Needles Wednesday”, because I am actually making progress on some of my projects for kids in need while also making progress on a personal project. The personal project I am working on, using the Falling Leaves Wrap Pattern (which I will be sharing with you in the future in one of my Pattern Friday posts, so stay tuned for that) is complicated and I have found that it demands my undivided attention to make sure that I wind up with 83 stitches at end of the row and that I didn’t miss a step and only have 81 or 82. Beings that it takes a lot of focus, I am working on other projects when I am watching vlogs on YouTube, or TV shows on Hulu, or just getting tired. With that, I am making progress on my knit for kids sweater, and the baby blanket I have in the works. I have another dishcloth in the works, as I completed two while I was on semi bed rest while taking easy right after I bruised my tailbone.

In total I have four projects in the works, I still have my size 6 knit for kids sweater, a baby blanket, a dishcloth, and the scarf I am working on for myself. Like I said in Monday’s post, I am taking a break from having the projects for kids in need be my main focus of projects, as I take time for personal projects, but at the same time, it is nice to have something in the works as well that doesn’t require the concentration and focus that my current personal project requires.

I still really enjoy working on projects for kids in need, but at the same time, I am needing a balance between making projects for me, and making stuff for the kids. So don’t worry, I am not giving up or stopping the work I have been doing for the kids in need, as it is still my passion, I just have a tub of wool calling my name to use it to make cute stuff for myself as well.