Thursday, June 28, 2012

On the Needles 6/29/12

What’s on my needles you ask??? Well there’s a lot on my needles right now

I’m perpetually working on my Sock Yarn Blanket…So far I have 518 squares finished.  So I am officially past the halfway point – this will be 1006 squares when it’s finished

I’m also working on Skew Socks after taking a class at Cloverhill Yarn Shop in Catonsville, MD.  The class has gotten me to the heel of the first sock and I am very happy with the result so far.

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I also cast on Camp Loopy project 2 yesterday.  I’m doing the Stripe Study Shawl using Dragonfly Fibers Djinni Sock yarn in the Water Sprite & Poseidon colorways.  The challenge this round is to knit something using at least 800 yards of yarn as well as at least 1 color from your nation’s flag (There’s a little blue in the yarns).

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And here’s Little Loopy hanging out with the yarns in my nifty Loopy Ewe Camp Loopy Project Bag.

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I also managed to turn on my sewing machine this past week and whipped up a lunch tote for one of my employees that left our company to pursue another opportunity.  She loves the bag!  YAY!

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Now, hop on over to Judy’s blog to see what everyone else is working on this week….

6 comments:

Rachel's Quilts said...

Your sock yarn blanket is great. I don't think I have enough sock yarn leftovers to attempt one - at least not yet.
Your shawl and sock look great as well.

Judy D in AZ said...

I am intrigued by your sock yarn quilt. I tried to blow up the photo with no luck. I have been wondering what to do with my last over yarn-maybe????

The skewed socks also look neat. What is the name of the pattern?

Sarah Nopp said...

I agree about the sock yarn blanket- we need a close up! Pretty please :)

Brenda said...

Love your sock blanket

Mary said...

Your sock yarn blanket is amazing. I enjoy Camp Loopy challenges too - your stripe study is looking good.

♪♪Melody♪♪ and Puddin said...

I also like your sock yarn blanket. My question is: are you knitting it from scrapes from sock you have made?