I’m alive I swear!

This year has been a whirlwind of craziness. At least once a week I would think to myself that I need to try to start up my blog again, but there never seemed to be the time. The long and short of it is, I got a real big girl full time job, so the past few months I have been working 40 hours a week, still doing grad school work, hanging out with friends and family, and still try to get some crafting in.

This year I won’t be doing a knitting recap, because I really have made that much stuff this year. But some exciting stuff has been happening so for my first post back I will just let you see my year in instagram photos. Oh and by the way exciting news I got a spinning wheel!

Well I hope to get back to making this more of a regular thing. I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and that you will have a happy New Year!

Distraction

What I should be talking about is my spinning right now (because well I told you in the last post I would), but I really haven’t been working on it much recently and I’m waiting around for WPI (wraps per inch) tool to come in the mail and I have been distracted by other projects so the spinning post will hopefully be towards the end of this coming week. But here’s a picture of what the spindle looks like right now.

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Nothing really exciting has been happening around here, I have just been knitting away on the three different projects that I cast on and showed to you in the last post. All three projects are a little bit bigger, some have grown more than others, but I do have a finished object. It hasn’t been photographed because it just got washed last night, but I can show you before bath picture.

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This is the trillian and it will have it’s own post later this week too (Or at least I hope).

 

Start all of the crafts

There is just something about spring and summer time that makes me want to start all of the crafts. I just don’t know what it is but before I know it I have like a million different things started ranging from sewing, knitting, jewelry making, and now spinning. It’s taking every ounce of will power I have to not cast-on at least two summer sweaters right now.

The reason I am not starting any summer sweaters is because that is the thing I want to do so I’m making myself finish these two things first:

My follow your arrow mystery KAL that got put to the side because of the Olypmics.

My follow your arrow mystery KAL that got put to the side because of the Olypmics.

The Downeast sweater, which you heard about last post. Sorry for the poor quality Iphone picture again.

The Downeast sweater, which you heard about last post. Sorry for the poor quality Iphone picture again.

Yep, remember those two things. They still aren’t finished. The NEED to be finished, if I don’t finish them now they probably won’t ever be finished.

Okay enough about those old things, here are all the things that I have been doing which is another reason why those old things haven’t been worked on.

I have been making stitch markers.

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I have been making bracelets.

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And I just got a spindle so I have been spinning!

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I will have a post about all of my spinning next week. So far I have been really enjoying it and I think so far I am doing decent.

Oh and to top it all off I have an urge to start sewing again so I picked up some fabric to make some project bags.

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What have you been doing lately? Does spring and summer have wanting to try and start all sorts of crafts?