Been making some progress on my projects. I snapped a couple pictures on my back deck a few minutes ago just for this post.
Here’s what I’ve been making with my leftover sock yarns lately. I’ve used 6 partial/scrap balls so far. I would say I’m at the 30% mark. Using a size 6 needle. I have been taking this on walks and working on it some evenings when I’m not crocheting the v blanket. No new pics since the other day. I started the 2nd of 7 contrast center skeins.
Here is an actual finished picture of the Mitty Mitt Mittens. I haven’t revisited the pattern lately and can’t seem to remember what needed to be done, besides pictures. I am still toying with the idea of including a chart for the ENTIRE mitten, cuff to tip. I even purchased myself a pair of “blue light” glasses to mitigate the eyestrain from working on the computer for long stretches.
I’m on the second (of three) repeats of the second chart (out of 3 plus the cuff rib). No errors found yet. This is promising. I’m starting to wonder if I’m a magician.
That is a wrap on my projects right now. My spun yarn is still…. “resting” on the bobbin.
Haven’t gotten out the sewing machine in a while either, even though I have a bunch of projects I want to make! Maybe if I do the prep work (plan, cut, pin), I’ll feel inspired.
My daughter IS about to outgrow her PJ pants. The newest ones (made sometime in 2021) are currently 4″ too short. I might just make some adult XS and cinch up the waist, she is getting REALLY TALL. The old ones are also getting a bit snug in the seat. I’ve been making her the same waist/hip size with different lengths since she was 5; she’s 8 now. I have some STRETCHY grey sweater knit she picked out last summer and a bold banana print on teal that should be a good start to making her new PJ pants.