Year of Projects: Week 52

Wrap it up, B! Welcome! This post culminates my first year participating in YOP (Year of Projects), a Ravelry group loosely affiliated in sharing goals and accomplishments via blog for 52 consecutive weeks. The group is in its 11th year; I will participate for another year. I’m going to call my first year goal ambitious.Continue reading “Year of Projects: Week 52”

Year of Projects: Week 50/51

OOf. It’s a good thing school is starting back up again soon, because I seem to have lost track of time and days recently. I am, at my heart a creature of habit and ROUTINE. Having lost so many of my routine activities (teaching knit/crochet, the gym, kids’ activities), I sometimes find myself adrift. AsContinue reading “Year of Projects: Week 50/51”

A Year of Projects: Week 49

My YOP year is winding down to a close! This week I FINALLY crossed another item off my list. I am pleased to announce the release of the Acute Shawl on Ravelry! This simple crochet shawl is written in US/American terms, has instructions for 3 weights (fingering, DK, worsted), and is suitable to crocheters ofContinue reading “A Year of Projects: Week 49”

Year of Projects: Week 48

Last week I had a couple of VERY quiet days when the kids went camping with their Grandparents. Much fun was had by all, and my kids were happy to be back home. Because apparently they missed us, even though we won’t let them eat chocolate at breakfast like my parents did. Aside: my parentsContinue reading “Year of Projects: Week 48”

Year of Projects: Week 47

WOW. I’m 47/52 weeks into my first YOP. I was looking at my YOP list this morning- I don’t think I’m going to cross 15 additional items off my list in the next 5 weeks (I wanted to cross 20 items off my almost 40 item list). I know the goals are arbitrary. I knowContinue reading “Year of Projects: Week 47”

Year of Projects: Week 45/46

Project monogamy really makes for some boring blogging. Oh look, it’s the same project I’ve been showing you, now 1/2” longer. No new YOP official updates. Plugging away on my hobbit door and Until We Win: Fight projects. I also wanted to share my logo stickers! I got them last week and never showed themContinue reading “Year of Projects: Week 45/46”

Year Of Projects: Week 23

Thing have been feeling chaotic at our house. Nothing has changed, except I’m feeling overwhelmed by the day to day stuff. This may be because we’ve been having a cold, dreary snap in the weather making it more difficult to WANT to be outside. I had hoped to have my Merry Unbirthday Hat released lateContinue reading “Year Of Projects: Week 23”

Year of Projects: Week 8

Usually I do my YOP updates on Sunday. However, yesterday the weather gave me a headache and made me annoyed. Which means I’m writing this post on a Monday. Cool story, yeah? I didn’t actually finish anything last week. I’m working on finishing the 4 Good Family Christmas Stockings and my Cute Fight sweater. Here’sContinue reading “Year of Projects: Week 8”

Year of Projects: Week 7

A FINISH, FINALLY!! My Chaos Cables is COMPLETE. I know I’m yelling. It’s pretty exciting stuff. We’ve had some unseasonably chilly weather, so I’ve been wearing it inside to keep me toasty. Spouse joked that it looks like a knit straight jacket if I pull it down over my arms… He isn’t wrong. I tookContinue reading “Year of Projects: Week 7”

Year of Projects: Week 6

I’ve been plugging away on my Chaos Cables/Handspun mash-up. This morning I started the third of three balls for the cabled section. Due to the depth and diameter of this cowl, I believe it will be prudent to bring in the cowl for the neck ribbing by about half, effectively turning it into a capletContinue reading “Year of Projects: Week 6”