The knitting is finished on both the projects I wanted to have completed by today, but neither are done, done and done. The Om Shawl above needs to have ends woven in, blocking, and 19 buttons sewn on, so still a good amount of work before I can wear it. And I ran out of … Continue reading Naknicromo day 31: End results/thoughts
Both of the other crafts I'm interested in would require significant investment of time and money, which would therefore take time and money away from my investment in knitting. I will some day soon try my hand at spinning. I have roving, and I have a drop spindle, and it does look very relaxing and … Continue reading Naknicromo day 30: Crafts you’d like to learn
We're nearing the finish line, and none too soon! I'm not sure I love this idea of month-long blog challenges. This one was OK, as it did offer some interesting post topics, but it tended to be a bit repetitive. I really only like posting when I feel I have something interesting, entertaining, or insightful … Continue reading Naknicromo day 29: Any other crafts?
Ugh, it's time to share progress again ... Swirl: All yarn tails except for about 1/2 a dozen are woven in ... hundreds of tails. One sleeve is seamed. More seams to do, and the braided tassels. The sleeves are WAY too long. Some Ravelers noted that in project notes, but unfortunately I didn't see those comments … Continue reading Naknicromo day 28: Share your progress!
I definitely embrace the "one WIP at a time" approach. Right now I have two projects going, and it's annoying me to no end. A little over a week ago at my last Swirl knit-along gathering, I was talking with the other knitters about just this subject. I believe, without exception, they all had multiple projects going at … Continue reading Naknicromo day 27: One WIP at a time? Or 100?