Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sweater in the Making!

Sweater in the Making!

Hi all!

If anyone was curious what a big box of happy yarn looks like, here you go!

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So much happy!  The yarn is so soft and I’ve already started planning what I’m going to make!  At some point, there will be finished products.

For right now, I’m in the middle of making my very first sweater!  Well, not really the middle – more like the beginning.  I think this will be a long work in progress.  Hopefully not a “heritage project” as they’re called.  The ones you start but might take a lifetime to finish!

This particular sweater is called Freeport Cardigan.  Here is what it’s supposed to look like when it’s done.

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And here is what I have so far:

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It is certainly coming along and I’m very happy with it.  I’ve had to check in with my knitting group’s expert on a point or two but I think I’ll make it through.  At this point, I’m just keeping my fingers crossed that it will fit when I’m done!

On a personal note, I volunteered at a conference this past week.  It was a very long few days but incredibly rewarding and the last keynote of the conference was no other than David Usher!  Moist was the very first band that I ever saw in concert and seeing him speak on creativity was incredible.  He and a band member sang a few songs and he stayed for a book signing!  I even got a picture with this glorious man!  I did my best to not squeal when I was actually talking with him!

I hope you have all had a wonderful week and I’ll touch base soon!

Yarn Hoarder?

Yarn Hoarder?

Hiya folks!

My posting on this site has been a long time coming but hopefully you’ve been keeping up to date on my crafting through my Facebook page.  You’ll be able to see that I haven’t been idle while I’ve been slacking in my writing duties!

How do I update you on what I’ve been doing?  Well, I’m going to start off slowly.  To begin with, this has been me lately…

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Who needs treasures and gems when you have yarn?  I recently placed a yarn order that arrived at the end of last week.  There were so many pretties in the box and I cannot wait until I figure out what to make with it!26736 26433 26702 26725

Aren’t those amazing colours?  They look even better in person!  Add these to the awesome yarn presents that I got for Christmas and I’m a very spoiled person!

Since I’ve been away from this blog, I’ve learned many things.  I’ve made my first pair of fingerless mitts.  I’ve started knitting my very first sweater.  I’ve made several shawls, as well as cowls and now headbands!  And that’s just with my knitting.  I’m still making plenty of cards inbetween.

I will end this now and start to plan my future posts.  I also have two cowls (one for me, one commission), birthday cards and a sweater to be working on!

Be back soon!

Lindsay