Knitty!

After an hour and a half on the phone with technical support to try to fix a problem on our homeschooling site, and the conclusion of a LONG project.. I thought I deserved cookies.. but hey the new issue of Knitty is out.. so that will work!

Off to enjoy!

I am really liking the Hugga Shrug!

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But I have two things in  my queue ahead of it!

Three of these cuties…for a friend..

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And a special request from my daughter..

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I did recently finish a shawl.. and a sweater.

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Hope to be a bit more active here! Sorry the site was down for a bit!

Oooh and I can’t wait to show you the Project Alabama dress I won on Ebay! WOOT!

The Real First Day of Summer

Alright! Here it is summer time!!!

My to do list is tooo done so I need to get cracking!

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The top section was homeschooling stuff.. the bottom book projects!! The creepers? Just a little bonus from my 11 year old!

Got two nice packages of fun stuff from Authentic Knitting Board this morning! Will cover that over the next couple of weeks..

This week’s goal.. Make 20 hats!! Sorta like this one..

 

I will be working them partly on my Addi Kingsize knitting machine.. and finishing by hand!

It works out quite well!

Finished Friday!

Finished with our homeschooling year! EVERYBODY PASSED! (now I have more time to knit!)

Finished with secret sample loom knitting (sorry not for me.. )

 

A sneek peek! Shh!

 

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And soon to be finished with church conferences! I was chosen to represent at both the national and local conferences!

SO! Hopefully, I will get some posts up! I wanna see what I can whip up on these looms when I get back from conference, I have some ideas, so look out!!

Finished Friday: Two Trips to the Finish Line!

First up: Lady Lovelace

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It is no secret that Teva Durham is one of my favourite knitting designers. I love her creative bent on design! And so when I saw one of her patterns in Knitty I HAD to knit it! And so I did. Now I have only done the cardigan, I do have the yarn for the Shawl portion as well and plan to knit that up before winter.

The yarn is Teva’s as well, it is  Which is so soft that it is even good for against the skin wear. I am not sure if it is produced any more. it was a bit difficult to find a retailer selling it so  could get more to knit up the shawl. Here is a little detail of the sleeve:

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Today also marks the end of our official school year. This is the first time I have not gotten everyone done with their progress, but working full time for most of the school year sort of puts a dent in your productivity.

Jaxom will finish his first year of high school today, Azia has a bit of work to finish Caleb is doing fine and Julian will be sliding solidly into the 3rd grade level of all classes. So the little guys will be at the same level next year.  I plan to spend some time this summer seeing what is holding my little Julian back in reading and seeing what we can do about it.