First, here is the completed Parritch Bonnet [Ravelry:
and a view of the top:
Oatmeal Bonnet pattern by Carolyn Macpherson;
Loopy Academy Semester 2 assignment
I'm happy with the way it turned out, I'm glad it wasn't completely felted because I like seeing the swirl created by the decreases on the top.
Things continue to bloom in the backyard. The hydrangeas are starting:
The yellow ranunculus opened:
This purple umbrella flower is new. I like how the dark stems look against the purple of the flowers; the white tips add even more interest.
And the feijoa is going nuts again:
Up this weekend: More work on the commission piece. I'm going to try finishing the Striped Stockinette Snake [Ravelry] so I can get back to the Irisa Cowl/Scarf [Ravelry]. I love how Irisa looks, but I'm tired of knitting the drop stitch pattern.
I'm also itching to start spinning the turquoise wild card rolags [Ravelry] that I bought from The Yarn Wench. I should finish the Halloween Phat Fiber samples [Ravelry] that are sitting in my WIP pile...we'll see if I can restrain myself!
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