Wednesday WIPs

I have been working on my handspun Nurmilintu shawl over the last few days and have made great progress. Yesterday I finished the second lace repeat and now I’m working on the next garter stitch section. I need to change to a longer circular needle, which I will do later today.

I find it interesting how the colors looks different each time I take a photo. The above progress photo really shows accurate colors. I am hoping to have enough yarn for the third lace repeat and if so, I will be able to finish it off the shawl with a few garter stitch rows following the lace panel and end with the picot bind off. I do hate playing yarn chicken, but that’s most likely what I will be doing as I get closer to the end. Fingers crossed I have enough yarn!

My sock and my embroidery piece are in the same stages as seen below. Eventually they will get completed once my shawl is finished.

What have you been working on lately ?

Wednesday WIPs and A New Cast On

I truly have nothing too new to share with you today. I still am working on my socks and made a little more progress.  I have 3” to go before starting the heel to my November Socks and will be starting the heel for my Christmas At Hogwarts Socks.  I feel I haven’t really given either project much attention but eventually will get them done.

On another note I casted on my Nurmilintu shawl yesterday and I am loving the look of my handspun.  I must say I’m rather excited about this project and it has rekindled my love of spinning, and the use of hand-spun.  Just  knowing  that I made this yarn gives me great joy and every stitch is so satisfying, which makes me  so very happy. This simple project has made me realize that I need to spend more time at my wheel this year.

I am looking forward to a long weekend and happy that I have been able to take the next two days off from work.  My plans are quite simple for my time off, a bit of necessary shopping, a drop off things to be donated to Goodwill and taking a little time for myself to enjoy reading and spinning. I might even do a bit of baking, we’ll see.

I have to thank Katie for sharing the link to Adrienne’s 2022 30 Day Yoga Challenge .  I walk daily but need more movement and this is perfect. I am really looking forward to starting this challenge in hopes it will become a daily ritual and help me focus more throughout the day too.

Have a wonderful day everyone!