WIP Wednesday

My funemployment craftcation is rolling along nicely.  No chance of boredom setting in here.

I recently finished yet another cross stitch hoop and a little fob thingy, maybe it’ll be a luggage tag.  I always feel weird about monograms.  I did it anyhow.  Sometimes you feel like a nut…    I’m pleased with the results.


I’m quite chuffed with the latest bit of knitting as well.  My textures are all playing nicely with my colors.  One would almost think I planned it that way.  Almost!  It’s great advocacy for the planning department, actually.

I try to plan.  It’s so boring though.  Remember this?

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I planned my “next” sweater, way back in March.   I have the pattern.  I picked out the yarn.  The yarn the pattern calls for, no less.  I decided on my colors.  I was good to go.

That sweater is still not on the needles, though.   No, instead, I’m staring this pile down.

 

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The well-planned but never-executed Lopi sweater, the brioche shawl I want to frog and enough yarn for only 80% of a sweater I want to knit.  Two hot messes or a plan that just needs basic execution.  I still don’t wanna do it.

Following a plan sounds like torture.  UGH.

I really want to get a sweater on the needles though.  It’s a real quandary.  I have a feeling I’m going to make a hot mess decision.  I’ll keep you posted! :)


 

3 thoughts on “WIP Wednesday

  1. I do remember the lopi, I have been waiting for it, because those colors look so great together!

    As for the wips in the top photo – all that lovely teal blue looks great together! If you get a cold snap and can wear them all at once, you will be warm AND beautiful! :-)

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  2. I have two sweaters about a third done on one and on the sleeves of the second. They’ve been that way since last year. I’m a knitting junkie And addicted to baby clothes. They go fast, use up my stash, and give a quick jolt of pride that I got something finished. It’s a good thing I have grandchildren and kids who like to dress them in knitwear.

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