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Sunday, January 24, 2016

YOP5 week 30

Week 30? so soon? ok then.

Its been a few weeks... here is what i have been up to.

In the picture above you can see my pretty little mess :) WIPS, Stewie Ami, Alice in wonderland doll, I heart skulls beanie, and a fox hat.

Lattice Back bolero.. needs another sleeve

There are just 2 of the many TMNT heads for a TMNT scarf.

Something from my hibernation list on revelry


For my cat.. She is going to hate me. :)

Something else from my hibernation list. Aunt Jen's Sweater by Sandi's Angels.

And here is the Foxy hat that matches the Foxy Pants I finished last month. 

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Work in Progress (WIP) Wednesday

First WIP Wednesday post of the year! YAY!
My hooks have been busy with all sorts of projects. Hats, a scarf ,a few blankets , a stocking that needs to get finished and put away with the others until Christmas, a Amigurumi doll. But at the moment, as in this week, I am busy with a fox hat to match the foxy pants I mad last month, a I heart skulls hat, a TMNT scarf , Latticeback bolero,  and a Stewie doll . And I've been working on a new pattern.

other WIPs I NEED to finish:

Lily Pond Blanket
Shark Tail Blanket for fiance
Alice in Wonderland doll
Snoopy scarf
Sampler stocking cap
Zombie sock monkey hat  
Totoro Amiigurumi
C2C blanket ( i need one more skein of bikini yarn)

I also have some hibernating unfinshed projects that need to get finished.
Mini moogly sweater
Lego scarf ( I was going to turn the lego pieces in to a blanket)
Pleated Mini Skirt
Aunt Jen's Sweater
Miss Patoola Berrymoore ( amigurumi)

Hopefully I have something finished by Friday! 

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

16 in 2016 Project list

So I started the first project on my 16 in 2016 list. I thought I would get an early start on the posts so I am not doing everything at the last minute like last month. I also plan not to change any of the projects. Wish me luck on that. I will be making projects where I will be using a graph.
I tried to gather a list that wasn't all hats. But I can also count those towards the 52 hats list . ( another Ravelry group) . I always set out to make 52 ( other than orders ) but I never complete the 52.
ALso I will be posting these posts on Pinterest so if you are one of the many people on pinterest, please follow the board here. I may even open it up for others to add their 16 in 2016 projects.

here is my list in no particular order...

1. The Force Awakens toque
2. Skaters rule Skateboard graph
3. Crown Graph hat
4. Trees go Round Adult Christmas hat
5. Dr. Who Nesting bowls ( added)
6. Bikini dishcloth
7. Aries graph earwarmer
8. Skull beanie
9. Coffee time Potholder
10.Shamrock Scarf
11. Shamrock beanie
12. Elephant panel blanket
13. Awareness Ribbon hat
14. Autism Awareness Graph beanie
15. Mario Mushroom  hat
16. Cupcake hat

re-reading my list.... yup, I am happy with it :)

Do you have a 16 in 2016 list? Post it in the comments !

Friday, January 8, 2016

Finished Friday!

I wish I could show you a bunch of finished projects but I can't .

I can show you this adorable BB-8 droid hat. ( also part of 52 hat challenge... I hope I can make 52 hats this year. -- besides orders that is) .

pattern by Lesley Karpiuk 

Check back next friday to see if I finished anything else :) 

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Temperature Blanket wk 1

Have you heard about this?
 "The idea is to crochet a row a day for an entire year. The color you use is determined by the temperature each day."       -Repeat Crafter Me. ( said it best)  

I first heard about a Temperature Scarf a few years ago. I started one but never got past the first month. This year I plan to make a blanket. I like projects I can piece together. My blanket will be 2 round granny squares using a J size hook.

Here are my colors

91 and above - Cream
81 - 90            Perfect Pink
71 - 80            Rouge
61 -70             Lavender 
51 - 60            Orchid
41 - 50            Bright Orchid
31 - 40            Turquoise 
21 - 30            Delft Blue
11 - 20            Jade
10 and below- Peacock

I will be adding snow days as well. 

Here is my progress for week one. As you can see its been a colorful week :)
a few turquoise , bright orchid , a sparkly square for a snow day and delft blue.  

I can't wait to see what week 2 brings! 

Sunday, January 3, 2016

YOP5 week 27

Hello 2016! I hope you all are enjoying the new year!

After making the last of the 15 in 2015 projects with in only a few days I really didn't want to start anything new. So I grabbed this oldie and have been working on it for the past 3 days.

I'm glad my cat loves it, since its for her :) 

I hope I don't need to buy more yarn.

This was the first pic I took last summer.

Friday, January 1, 2016

Final thoughts : 15 in 2015 projects

2015 has come to an end. Welcome 2016! Time for a new list . I am done with my 15 in 2015 list. YAY!

The projects you've see over the past few weeks were not the original projects. I revised the list a bunch of times. My taste was always changing. Same with my A Year of Projects list.
I didn't want to repeat the same pattern designer. I seemed to do that a few times. I really didn't have a theme besides all patterns were bought.

For 2016 I was thinking about making Ami's ( stuffed animal or doll) . But I am making those for my Year of Projects. The projects can't be too big since I have other things I have to make. So blankets are out. Hats and charity are already on another list.
I keep going back to all the patterns I've bought. still over 100 unmade projects. But if I know myself, I'll buy more and want to make those and not the ones on my list since my taste will change again.
I seem to be just rambling at this point.

But I want to challenge myself and make things that I don't usually make. So on the top of my list are graphed projects. I made a list on ravelry (sweeterin) in my faveorites if you wan to check them out. I used the tag 16in2016.

Here is to 2016 and to hopeing that I finish all projects with enough time to spare instead of rushing like this year.

Happy New Year to all my readers. That you for taking a few minutes out of your busy lives to check out my blog :) <3  I hope to see you in 2016 .


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