Wednesday, April 08, 2015

WIP-it Wednesday and a Finished Object...

...but no images of WIPs!

The handspun with the name I couldn't remember is Gypsy:

Gypsy handspun

and the close-up:

Gypsy handspun, close up

Started and Finished 4/4/2015;
Gypsy Wild Card Bling Batt from the Yarn Wench;
Spun as a single and auto-plied with copper rayon thread
48.4 yds, 7 WPI

This was a quick and fun spin. I still have issues incorporating the locks that are included with these batts. I just don't have the hang of it yet!

WIP Roll Call

Worked on:
  1. Dreams of Amethyst shawl (weaving) [Ravelry]
    Just need to hemstitch and wash it!
  2. Irisa Cowl/Scarf (knitting for Loopy Academy) [Ravelry]
    17 inches completed.
  3. Stealth Commission Project (quilting)
    Completed the fabric collection for the top; in layout mode. Still need to buy the fabric for the backing, binding and main border.
  4. Parritch Bonnet [Ravelry]
    Started this on Saturday. Knit the band and did the increases to 200 stitches. Working on Row 3 of 25 of the bonnet bottom.
Works In Progress, did not work on:
  • Be My Baby for My Baby (knitting) [Ravelry]
  • Halloween Phat Fiber samples (spinning) [Ravelry]
  • Mermaid of the Pearls (cross stitch)
  • Tuscon Twilight (needlepoint)
  1. Beyond Antares, aka Equatorial Nights (knitting) [Ravelry]
  2. Celaeno Shawl (knitting) [Ravelry]
  3. Going Snow Global quilt (quilting)
  4. Peacock Pomatomus socks (knitting) [Ravelry]
  5. Peacock Majesty by Just Nan (cross stitch)
WIPs To Be:
  • Loopy Academy projects, with a focus on techniques
    • Striping: Striped Stockinette Snake [Ravelry]
    • Felting/Fulling: Oatmeal Bonnet [Ravelry]
  • A peacock or mermaid quilt for me.

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