Lots of Corriedale wool has arrived for gnomes!
Drops Belle yarn for my Ship Shape jumper by Heidi Kirrmaier. By far the cheapest yarn I have ever purchased, but it’s been a popular choice for others who have knit this pattern so I thought I’d try it. Colours are Petrol and Silver. (Turns out petrol is almost exactly the same as teal feather Malabrigo I used on my chimney fire cardigan. 😆 To get free postage I also ordered some more colours of ribbon for my baubles that I make/sell.
I made a couple of vegan fibre fairies for the shop. They are made using a variety of plant and manmade fibres. I’m not sure if there’ll be of interest but I have a selection of fibres like ramie (nettles), cotton, bamboo, banana, rose, pineapple, faux cashmere?! and acrylic plus more so thought I’d see how they cope with needle felting.
Winding Down jumper – I finished two sleeves. I made some errors but ah well I’ve left them and made the same ones on the 2nd arm to match. I just have more length to add to the body now and think I’m going to have almost a skein left so may knit a matching hat…because you can’t have too many hats.
I’ll do an FO post when its finished .
The night of spinning group I wasn’t feeling very sociable so didn’t join the Zoom call and made the vegan fairies that evening instead.
Last Sunday evening I finished weaving my Fibonacci pattern tea towels. Weaving is so fast in comparison with knitting.
The towels are made using Hobbii 8/4 cotton (warp) and 8/2 cotton (weft) from The Handweavers Studio. This was my first time combining these yarns on a project.
I’m a member of Kelly Casanova’s weaving school and she has a pattern included in that (or purchasable on Etsy) for a Fibonacci pattern towel. However it was bugging me her number sequence wasn’t true to the sequence so I did my own.
In hindsight I wish I’d done the colours light to dark, or done them in just 2 colours. Hopefully you can see that the sequence runs left to right in one colour range and right to left in the other?
Really happy with the fabric its produced though.
The guy who I had a wood turning course from is starting to do them again so that’s exciting. Hopefully I can get booked in.
No opportunity to get out on my SUP this week. Its Guild renewal time so a busy month of admin for me as Treasurer. I’m away for a few days for a long weekend, then next weekend on a SUP course for 2 days so not sure whether I’ll get out before then. We shall see.
I saw some friends and relatives I’ve not seen in a long time (one for 29 years!!) So that was lovely and today I’m meeting 8 friends who I haven’t seen for a few years.
Our new kitchen is due to arrive mid November so that is stressing me out a bit, I wish there had been a firm that could have project managed it all for us instead of having to deal with lots of different tradesmen. Life in the Highlands 🙄
This is a Year of Projects post. Officially the Group is in its 11th year, but this is my 4th year participating. If you would like to find more about the Year of Projects Group on Ravelry.