Sunday, March 25, 2018

Year of Projects: Week 12

Good morning!  I am having a lazy Sunday morning, before I finish up correcting and grading.  Report card grades are due tomorrow.  The next two weeks are crazy....this week, we have a 1/2 day on Wednesday for PD, and no school Friday for Good Friday.  Next week is conference week, so 3 1/2 days, then the longest day - night conferences, then it'll be TGIF and the following week is spring vacation week...Can Not Wait!!!!!

So I really didn't do much this past week....was sick two days and then working on the aforementioned correcting and grading....

Yesterday I did take a class at Stitches United about Selbu Mittens...it was the first class I've ever taken and it was pretty good.  I left a few minuted early to head to the March for Our Lives at the capital in Hartford.  It was awesome...I'll have a post about it later this week....I'll also post about Stitches and the haul...but here is a picture of my mitt(s) before I left class...
Oh I did also put a couple of rows on the cowl of my Throwback Poncho, but not enough to take a picture of it...

and I pulled out my Kai-mei socks the day I stayed home sick...yeah there is a dropped stitch quite a few rows down, I'm going to have to rip it out...it's back in time out...

So I guess that is about it...not too exciting this week...come back and visit me later in the week....

2018 Finished Projects:
Millennial Slytherin Mitts - Jan 6, 2018 
KG AMi - Jan 10, 2018
Shamrock Hat - Jan 20, 2018
Snowflake Hat - Jan 20, 2018
Elephant Reserve - February 11, 2018
Bunny Hat - February 12, 2018
Blue Wave - February 12, 2018
Folding Chairs - March 4, 2018
Jessica Jones 2 - March 7, 2018
Chicken Scratch Sock (test knit) - March 8, 2018 (only one sock)

Works In Progress:         
WIPS: Crochet:
Round Ripple: (Started 2006 (?) Aiden)-not sure he'd want this anymore, being a high school freshman and all, but I think I'll finish it for him. He is now a sophomore.
Around the World Afghan: (April 2010): about ¼ done - I looked at this recently and I'm still liking it, so I'll keep it...maybe make it a baby blanket instead.
Sunrise Sunset Afghan: this has been hibernating awhile, 6 squares done. I still love the look of this.
Tabard Tunic (NW Diss 2/1/14) - Haven't made a final decision on this yet.
Throwback Poncho 2/19/17
Fortune's Shawlette - 5/20/17 - Finished ball 2    

Knit: 
Learn to Knit Afghan: (started 2010): 3 squares done, I put this in the giveaway yarn bags..not thrilled with colors....will use squares at school for water bottles..
Shark in the Woods (11/27/14)- I really love this, but it's a lot of cabling and I'm not a fan..about 1/2 done.
Vanilla fingerless mitts (12/25/15) - Think I'm going to frog and do different mitts or crochet them.
Zombie Vixen mitts (10/17/15)- why I may crochet the others...have these and still working on them, again cabling
Garter Path Shawlette (5/30/16)- I have frogged this a couple of times...
Swinging with Winkle (6/4/16)- I love this so much!  Just need to finish it! Added a few rows
Meandering Top (5/20/16) - Totally forgot about this...could get it done to wear in spring...I think I was debating whether to do the bottom ruffle...it's not a good placement for me...
Multnomah (8/21/16)- stuck on feather and fan edging, have too many stitches, in timeout. Stitch count continues to be off.
Bulky Cowl - this hurts my hands to work on...think I need slippery needles...
Splediferous Blanket - (4/15/17) Roald Dahl club, mitered blanket

Selbu Mitts - 3/26/18

Socks:
Kai-Mei: (April 2012) - has not changed, 
Carlos and Arne socks (July 3 2015)- using a 9" needle...keep losing stitches. 
Espalier Socks (Jan 10, 2016) - started and stopped...
Zombie Latte Socks - (6/27/17) - need some zombie socks come Walking Dead premiere!
Just Keep Swimming - (6/16/16) 
Hudson Bay Socks - (6/21/17)
Muertos - 8/13/17
Games Socks- 2/15/18
I'm Irish - 3/3/18

Scarves/Shawls:
Splashy Flowers: (May 2011) - add a motif scarf, don't see that being finished soon...
Light in Shadows (1/14/14) - I love this so much...need to start the new direction, so need to sit down and figure it out..
 
Willow Fields (9/6/14) - ran out of yarn, waiting on yarn 
My Shelly Valentine (2/10/16) - should finish for this year's Valentine's Day, yeah, that did not happen


Bags:

Beach Bag: (started May 2010)  Just needs lining sewn in, I used it this year without the lining...so may just call it a day on this.... 

 KAL/CALs:
 
Fire and Blood (5/4/14) - not anytime soon
Outlander MKAL (8/8/14)  - possibility of finishing this..the yarn is so yummy



6 comments:

Lucy Bowen said...

The selbu mittens look lovely, and I look forward to seeing these progress.

Minding My Own Stitches said...

Glad you enjoyed the class. I like taking classes to try out new things without investing too much. It's a good way to see if I like something before I dive in. Also when I took a drop spindle spinning class it was really good to see and feel the correct twist in person!

The March sounds awesome. As a Canadian I find your tolerance for guns and assault weapons mystifying.

Marsha said...

Your mitten looks good. I am glad you are enjoying the class.

So glad you are feeling better too. Now you need to stay healthy so you can enjoy your spring break!

Stefanie said...

The green pops great against that cream. We have a shortened day Thursday and no school Friday. Then next week is spring break!
I had some start and stops with the teen's first sock but now it's in the right place.

Becki said...

It sounds like a busy week to me. Sorry you were sick. Glad you're feeling better and hopefully that can continue into the next weeks and your spring break. I'll look forward to seeing your Selbu mittens grow. :)

Sam I Am...... said...

Love your Selbu mittens and the green against the ivory...so pretty. You are getting a lot of finishes done already this month...just get through this next week and you can rest! LOL!