Despite all, I have been getting a few things done here and there. I've actually even finished a few things! I often listen to podcasts on my drive to work and one I really enjoy is The Knitmore Girls. They have an ongoing instagram contest in the works called "Operation Sock Drawer" and Gigi often talks about the socks she's working on or has already knit. Listening to all her talk of socks inspired me to pick up a long standing work in progress and get them done. I actually started the Tin Can Knits SeaWall socks on March 11th last year. (Bear in mind it normally it takes me a few weeks at most to knit a pair of socks.) I finally cast off these babies on March 8th of this year. What happened???? It's an interesting enough pattern. The yarn wasn't horrible. How did it take me just shy of a year to knit them? It wasn't even a case of second sock syndrome holding me up. Sock number one took until mid-February this year. Ridiculous! I'm super happy to have them off the needles and out of my knitting bag!
|Seawall Socks by Tin Can Knits|
|Henriette by Andi Satterlund|
|Lumberjack by Tin Can Knits|
Shawl knitting for at home.
|Polarity by Elena Nodel|
Seemed reasonable. Except I keep picking up the sock at home, and the shawl has been languishing. And then I decided that I should cast on a Greyson for Little Man on Thursday night.
|Greyson by Julia Stanfield|
WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME???? We won't even discuss that even though I have three projects already on the needles, it hasn't stopped me from downloading patterns and picking yarn out (from my stash at least) for other projects. Someone needs to intervene and put a stop to this madness of multiple works in progress!
I've finished very few things at the sewing machine, but do have two of my 2017 Make Nine projects finished. I just haven't taken photos of them yet, although I've been wearing them loads since sewing them. Also. I've been collecting WIP sewing projects in a similar fashion to what I've been doing in knitting. I'm like a magpie - Ooooh! Must have all the shiny new things!!!! Seriously. Someone send help!!!
So that's at least a bit of an update on my crafty doings as of late. I'm going to try to get my sewing projects up here on the blog in the near future (no promises though - who knows when I'll actually get back to blogging again it seems to be so hit or miss for me lately).