Wednesday, August 29, 2012

WIP Wednesday: A Little This, A Little That

Oh, startitis, we meet again. For a while, I was able to keep my WIPs within a manageable 3-project maximum. Best-laid plans are no match for my weak resistance to the siren call of starting a new project, however.

First, I had to start a secret something for my nephew's upcoming birthday (not pictured). I also decided to participate in this KAL and ordered yarn to make the Jelly Beans Socks:
While waiting for said KAL yarn, I was tempted by the latest Cookie A sock pattern and consequently cast on for a pair:
And, still bitten by the colorwork bug, I started a Hendreary Hat with the Bijou Bliss I ordered during their Fourth of July flash sale: 
Naturally, this is all at the expense of completely ignoring my Rockefeller Shawl. Oh, and I also finished knitting a new sock pattern that's been in the works for far too long (not pictured). Now I just have to get the pattern ready to go...which hopefully will be a much quicker process. All in all, it was a productive weekend, and I even had time to ply the two BFL singles that have been in various states of progress since July: 
I love the way it spun up, and while I was plying it, I decided it would make a great cropped cardi. I used some hand-dyed BFL fiber from Traveling Rhinos which I bought at the Renegade Craft Fair last year (it's called "Barn Owl" - I couldn't resist) and plied it with some natural brown BFL from Spunky Eclectic. Lovely!

Still haven't gotten your fill of WIPs? Head over to Tami's Amis to see what other folks are knitting and crocheting this week!


  1. I love the colours for the cookie sock, they are brilliant.

    I've done a Follow Friday style blog-post today, and I've featured your blog on it. I'd love it if you could recommend three blogs to me that you love to read, but if you don't have time that's no problem at all. (The blog is if you want to check it out.)

    Thank you for being a source of inspiration to me!

    Corrie xx

  2. Cool, thanks - I'll be sure to visit your site & share a few of my favorite blogs!