Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Nearly Done//WIP Wednesday

Wow I cannot believe it's been over 2 weeks since I last blogged - it's been spring break here and mega hectic - partly in thanks to the rubbish weather!!! Anyway 3 of my WIP's have made quite alot of progress since I was last here - 2 of them are close to finish (probably not a share this Friday thing though).

Firstly is my First Baby Jacket; I'm really enjoying knitting this and did some while I was in Edinburgh on Monday - it's going a little quicker now that I'm about halfway done with the first sleeve section. I'm also still in love with the colour, which I think always helps:

 Next up is my Green Grass of Spring Shawl, several people have contacted me to ask about a pattern for this shawl - this is my own pattern which I will post on Ravelry as soon as it's finished. I had to put out a call for some more of the gorgeous RYC Cotton Jeans yarn on Ravelry because I am done - thankfully a lovely lady in the States is helping out and my yarn is winging it's way here - so this will be in the finished pile too:
 And lastly is my Owlie Shawl; I'm still so in love with the yarn I chose for this shawl - and it's going really well. I placed the beads for the eyes yesterday, so I think I've got another 15 rows until I reach the end; then I can choose to do another 3/4 rows of garter stitch to finish. I'm hoping to have this finished and blocked before knit night next week - wish me luck:
So that's all of my shares for this week, pop over to Tami's blog to see what everyone else is working on - and remember to be nice, and leave comments. In other news I am taking part in the knitting and crochet blog week hosted by Eskimimiknits from 23rd - 29th April. I've already started gathering content, including a lovely interview - so I'm quite excited and feeling very organised. I've had a look at the subjects for each day and I think I can fulfil all of them. Anyway if you're not already playing, go check it out and join in - it's going to be fun and there are prizes to be won.
V xx

7 comments:

  1. Such pretty projects! I think it is important to love the yarn/colour that you are working with. It makes it so much more fun and satisfying. The stripes in the Owlie shawl are beautiful!

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  2. The Owlie shawl is beautiful. Congrats on the first baby jacket, it is looking wonderful!

    x

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  3. Wow what a lot of projects, they are all looking good!

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  4. Very nice projects. I really like the Owlie yarn--gorgeous!

    I am popping in from Tami's WIP Wednesday. My project is here..
    http://likemamalikedaughter.blogspot.com/2012/04/how-to-tuesday-bunnys-birthday-dress.html

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  5. Gorgeous collection of WIPs! That blue at the top is just stunning.

    I need to get organised and start planning some of my blog week posts. I always start with good intentions and then fizzle out as I run out of time to get the posts up!

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  6. Loving both your shawls, the colours and textures are wonderful! And so different---they're like a cloudy day and a sunny day, and both beautiful.

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  7. A stunning blue for that baby jacket - I can see how you'd be in love with that!

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