Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Rule of Four - 10/2011

Here is my Rule of Four, which I've mentioned before.
  • I can only work on four knitting projects at a time, no matter how many I want to knit or how many are in my stash.
  • In order to move onto a new project I have to finish one of the four, opening up a slot.
Sometimes I fall off the Rules bandwagon, but currently I'm being good about it. 

My current projects are:

Red socks:  These were started some months ago and meant to be part of Project Spectrum.  However, because of my move and other distractions I set them aside.  One sock is finished and the cuff of the second one is done.  I plan to finish these as quickly as possible to open up a needed slot for a stealth project.  The yarn is Schachenmayr Nomotta Regia Line Steps Color #5372.

Jigsaw Afghan:  I made this pattern, inspired by a quilt that I saw online.  I thought that others might like to join me and knit along so I started a group on Ravelry.  There are approximately (it varies day to day) 168 people who joined the group and I'm looking forward to seeing other's versions of this blanket.  My plan is to have it done within the next month, again to make room for another project.  This is my main focus at the moment.

Damson Shawl:  I started this beautiful shawl by Ysolda Teague approximately a month ago and set it aside because I'm hosting the Jigsaw Puzzle afghan knitalong.  The yarn, Madeline Tosh Merino Light, was given to me by a good friend.  I'm looking forward to returning to it.

Effortless Cardigan:  This was originally going to be a Christmas gift for my daughter, Jessica.  She saw a similar sweater in a store but had issues with the color and size.  It was very similar to the Effortless Cardigan by Hannah Fettig and she said that she'd liked it when I showed her the picture.  The yarn, again by Madeline Tosh (Tosh DK) was ordered and has arrived and one ball has been wound into a ball.  I had planned to knit the swatch last weekend, but again, there's that Jigsaw Afghan project distracting me.  Now that she knows about the sweater it's no longer a Christmas gift.  I'll give it to her when it's ready and hopefully that won't take too long.

1 comment:

Judy said...

I bought Damson in SLC a couple weeks ago. Ysolda is teaching at Fancy Tiger the end of the month. I am attending! I have Madeline Tosh in the color Vanilla Bean to use for Damson.