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Sunday, November 24, 2013

Y2: Self-Imposed Year of Projects - Update #47

And here we are again! Sunday Sunday Sunday :) Sometimes, I feel like my weeks are so smooshed together and other times I feel like weeks drag on and on. This is one of those weeks where I feel like I was just doing this...even though I know it's been a week. ::sigh::

Anyway, on to my Self-Imposed Year of Projects :)

Finished Objects (FOs)
1. San Francisco Fog Fingerless Mitts: started January 2, 2013; finished January 10, 2013
2. Don't Blink: started January 16, 2013; finished January 16, 2013  (links to one I made last year using the same yarn)
3. Dalek Dishcloth: started January 16, 2013; finished January 21, 2013 (links to one I made last year using the same yarn)
4. Woven Rib Dishcloth: started February 8, 2013; finished February 11, 2013
5. Icarus Shawl: started March 15, 2010; finished February 14, 2013
6. Little Granite Dishcloth: started February 16, 2013; finished March 2, 2013
7. Grandma's Favorite Dishcloth: started March 4, 2013; finished March 27, 2013
8. Garter Stripe Baby Socks: started March 3, 2013; finished April 4, 2013
9. Petal Dishcloth: started May 21, 2013; finished May 22, 2013
10. Petal Dishcloth: started May 22, 2013; finished May 23, 2013
11. Mama's Vanilla Socks (round 2): started June 29, 2012; finished May 24, 2013 
12. Petal Dishcloth: started May 26, 2013; finished May 29, 2013
13. Mini Petal Dishcloth: started June 6, 2013; finished June 10, 2013
14. Eat Your Monkey Socks: started November 29, 2012; finished June 15, 2013
15. Sand Stitch Dishcloth: started June 18, 2013; finished June 20, 2013
16. Roman Stitch (Variation) Dishcloth: started June 21, 2013; finished June 23, 2013
17. Grandma's Favorite Dishcloth: started June 28, 2013; finished July 25, 2013
18. Choose Your Own Adventure Dishcloth: started July 26, 2013; finished August 4, 2013
19. Greyson: started July 5, 2013; finished August 27, 2013
20. Pumpkin Cloth: started September 1, 2013; finished September 1, 2013
21. Grandma's Favorite Dishcloth: started September 19, 2013; finished September 22, 2013
22. Grave Cloth: started September 22, 2013; finished September 22, 2013
23. Franken Cloth: started September 22, 2013; finished September 23, 2013
24. Witch Cloth: started September 23, 2013; finished September 27, 2013
25. Rose's Wrist Warmers: started September 4, 2013; finished October 3, 2013

26. Susan's Hat (V2): started October 14, 2013; finished October 18, 2013
27. Little Man's Pumpkin Hat: started October 20, 2013; finished October 23, 2013
28. Freeport Vest: started March 7, 2013; finished October 30, 2013
29. Susan's Hat (V2): started November 3, 2013; finished November 10, 2013

Nothing new here...that's okay :) Oh wait, I lied....take a look at #25 and you can go see what my Soooper Seeekrit Swap Project turned out to be (I'll have a full update on Friday regarding that...I hope).

Works-in-Progress (WIPs)
1. Baby Surprise Jacket: started May 27, 2013
2. Traveling Vines Socks (Adult): started May 31, 2013
3. Dragon's Egg Socks: started September 2, 2013

4. Zombie ViXen Fingerless Mitts: started November 23, 2013

I've spent some time this week working on...well...most everything, really. Okay, I haven't touched my Dragon's Egg Socks but I've finished the "Center 90" section on my Baby Surprise Jacket (if you're made it, you know what I'm talking about). I'm also halfway through the leg of my Traveling Vines Sock (the second one). And....I started a new project. Apparently three WIPs wasn't enough for me so I started the Zombie ViXen Fingerless Mitts last night. To be fair, it was on my Year of Projects list...and I don't think I'll finish them before the end of the year because it's with sock yarn on sock yarn needles...but it should still be fun. We'll see how I feel in a couple of days when I get a bit more into the cabling...

So, that means my remaining lists look like this:

Children's Items 
1. "Little 16" Newborn Socks
2. Alvin Sweater
3. Milo

 Household Items
1. Halloween Creepy Cloths (2)
2. Assorted Harry Potter Cloths
3. Assorted Doctor Who Cloths

Designs (which may or may not be soooper seeekrit)
1. Little Man's Baby Blanket
2. Susan's Hat (4 versions) (yes, I've mostly sussed out one version but it's still on this list)
3. Assorted dishcloths (set of 12?)
4. Traveling Vines Scarf
5. Traveling Vines Socks (baby and adult-sized as well) - yes, this is a WIP...still working on it...
6. Pinwheel Market Bag
7. Anything else that comes along (I have a notebook or two or seventeen somewhere with potential designs and random ideas)

With everything that I have left, the time of year, and all the things that are happening, I highly doubt that I'm going to wind up starting anything new (perhaps something small, like a washcloth), for now, don't expect anything from this list to be started and finished this year (except, again, maybe a washcloth). I may even stop posting this part. We'll see how things go. 

In "real life" news, there isn't much going on around here. It's Thanksgiving this week so I'll be doing things like cleaning the house, making sure we have all our food stuff for Thursday, hanging out with Little Man, and....that's about it. Nothing too terribly exciting around here. 

I hope you all had a lovely weekend and a good week :)


  1. I like the wristwarmer projects. They look super snuggly and warm. I need to.make better use of mine.

  2. I'm impressed you can keep to only four(!) WIPs. I have like.. 12 :P I'm doing my first pair of fingerless mitts too, in sock yarn... It definitely takes a while! That pattern was really pretty though, I look forward to seeing yours :)

  3. I still have a couple swap projects to start....

  4. Time is flying by - it will be the holiday before we know it - must get knitting!!

  5. I always say I'm not gonna start anything...then I start! Happy Thanksgiving...

  6. ... I feel a washcloth WIP coming on... ;-)