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Knit Night: Wipping along.

Have I mentioned April is WIP month? I decided I was sick of projects languishing on the needles so I set out to do something about it.

The first project I’m plowing through is my Wolf River by Melissa Schaschwary, knit out of Cloudborn Fibers Bulky Wool Twist in Slate Heather.  Bulky yarn is perfect for the (instant) gratification knit.  As of Sunday, when I took the last photo, I was almost done with the first sleeve. I’ve since finished it and knit about half of the second sleeve.  I’m confident this one will be off the needles this week.  Sadly, there may be occasion to wear it again before we get some actual spring/summer weather!

So close! #onesleevetogo #projectsweaterchest #sleeveisland #bulkyyarn

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Next up on the needles is a WIP that has been lingering for far too long: my Banana Leaf Shawl by Yuki Ueda knit in Northbound Knitting BFL/Silk Lace in Metallurgy. My records show that I cast this on in October, when I knit a few inches and then moved on to something else.  This is the kind of scarf/shawl that I want to wear, but I find tedious to knit.  But the yarn is amazing and I want the finished object.  It’s amazing how much progress you make when you actually work on it?  In just two weeks, I’ve already put close to a foot of knitting on it. Can I finish it this month? We’ll see.

It’s amazing. I keep knitting and my WIP keeps growing! #nbkyarn #wipalong

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Next up is Mom’s blanket. When I last left off, it had 81 squares. My goal is 121. Let’s do this!

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Episode 178: April is WIP Month

Welcome to episode 178! Lots of knitting this week and I dug out an old WIP to work on for April is WIP Month. Come join us in the Ravelry group and get those WIPS done!

Please come and join the Ravelry group.

You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram as Fluffykira, and in my shop The Corner of Knit & Tea

Tea:

Knitting:

Spinning:

The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 115, Looking Ahead

Welcome to episode 115!  Today I talk about my end of the year WIPs and some plans I have for 2017.

Please come and join the Ravelry group.

You can also find me on Ravelry as FluffykTwitter, Instagram as Fluffykira, and in my shop The Corner of Knit & Tea.

Tea:

Knitting:

Spinning:

Extras

  • The Gift-a-long is back! Knit something for someone else (Christmas gift or otherwise) between November 1st and December 31st and enter it in the FO thread to potentially win prizes. Why not have a chance at prizes for something you’re doing anyway? WIPs count if you do at least some amount of work on them in the time frame specified (sorry just weaving in ends or sewing on buttons doesn’t count!).  Check out the Ravelry group for details!
  • I’m getting ready for 2017. Some of my goals include:

The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 114, December WIP Mania

Welcome to episode 114!  I’m making lots of progress on my WIPs to clear my needles by the end of the year. I also announce the prizes for the Gift-a-long… there’s still time to join!

Please come and join the Ravelry group.

You can also find me on Ravelry as FluffykTwitter, Instagram as Fluffykira, and in my shop The Corner of Knit & Tea.

Tea:

Wearing

Knitting:

Spinning:

Extras

  • The Gift-a-long is back! Knit something for someone else (Christmas gift or otherwise) between November 1st and December 31st and enter it in the FO thread to potentially win prizes. Why not have a chance at prizes for something you’re doing anyway? WIPs count if you do at least some amount of work on them in the time frame specified (sorry just weaving in ends or sewing on buttons doesn’t count!).  Check out the Ravelry group for details!

The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 18, O Christmas Tree (Skirt)

Welcome back to Episode 18 and welcome to new viewers. Join me as I sip a holiday tea, finish up my Christmas knits and talk about spinning.

Please come and join the Ravelry group and the ongoing Gift KAL!

You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter and Instagram as Fluffykira, and in my shop The Stashbuckler: Adventures in Yarrrrrrrrn.

Sipping:

Wearing:

Knitting:

Spinning:

  • In Progress: Chestnut Cherry (my own dyeing)
  • In Progress: Sweet Georgia Superwash Merino in Fondant
  • On Deck: Hello Yarn October 2014 Club, Corriedale, Hidden Thicket

Extras:

  • Come join the Gift-a-long in the Ravelry Group!  Earn a chance to win a prize for every gift knit you finish between November 12 and December 31, 2014. WIPS count too!