Thursday, April 03, 2014

March 2014 recap...

...I had my second cataract surgery this month, which is why there was a lot of spinning. Stitching and knitting will be a little more difficult until I can get a new eyeglasses prescription. One more week!

  • 3/9 Denim handspun (spinning) [Ravelry]
    Alpaca-Merino top (5.5 oz) from Ranch of the Oaks;
    275.4 yds. chain-ply; 11 WPI
  • 3/14  Twilight handspun (spinning) [Ravelry]
    Glitter roving (4oz) from Greenwood Fiberworks;
    178.7 yds chain-py; 10 WPI
  • 3/22 Violets in the Grass (spinning) [Ravelry]
    Merino-Bamboo-Tussah Silk (4oz) top from Miss Babs;
    279.2 yds. chain ply; 13 WPI
  • 3/24 Sparkly Boot Toppers (knitting) [Ravelry]
  • Books:
    1. The Perfect Hope, Nora Roberts
    2. The Last Boyfriend, Nora Roberts
    3. Clean Sweep, Ilona Andrews
    4. Forsaken, Jacquelyn Frank
    5. Night Broken, Patricia Briggs
    6. The Whole Enchilada, Diane Mott Davidson
    7. Carnal Innocence, Nora Roberts
    8. The Undead Pool, Kim Harrison
  • 3/3 Sparkly Boot Toppers (knitting) [Ravelry]
  • 3/8 Twilight (spinning) [Ravelry]
  • 3/15 Violets in the Grass (spinning) [Ravelry]
  • 3/23 Belvedere Bird of Paradise (spinning) [Ravelry]
Worked on:
  1. Anasazi by Susan Portra (needlepoint)
  2. Carbonized Zombie Socks (knitting) [Ravelry]
  3. Inkle strap training project (weaving) [Ravelry]
  4. Mediterranean Mermaid by Mirabilia, originally started 11/6/11; restarted 9/1/13 (cross stitch)
  5. Rockefeller Moon shawl  [Ravelry

Works In Progress, did not work on:
  1. Hive by Shepherd's Bush (cross stitch)
  2. Love scissor fob by Shepherd's Bush (cross stitch)

IDJ (It's Dead, Jim)

  • Seaweed Cardigan (knitting) [Ravelry]
    It's just not to be. This is the second attempt at a sweater with this yarn (Cascade 220 in a nice heathered red). It's not going to fit and I'm totally bored with it.

  1. Celaeno Shawl (knitting) [Ravelry]
  2. Going Snow Global quilt (quilting)
  3. Halloween Phat Fiber samples (spinning) [Ravelry
  4. Peacock Pomatomus socks (knitting) [Ravelry]
  5. Peacock Majesty by Just Nan (cross stitch)

WIPs To Be:
  • A wall hanging (weaving) using the natural color handspun I did last summer.
  • A peacock or mermaid quilt for me. 

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