Weekends

 


How was your weekend?

Mine was quiet and steady, just the way I like it. We walked both days getting our fresh air and stretching our legs. I did art journaling on Saturday as well as hot glued some ornaments then stitched them together.  Let's just say I have respect for hot glueing - it is a mess and it's painful when you touch it!

On Sunday I started a new baby blanket but I'm waffling on whether I like it or not. The yarn is pooling a bit. I could accept it and say it's artistic expression and leave it be.  I will just keep adding rows and thinking about it.  I like the yarn since it's 100% cotton and the baby is a California baby to be.  

I worked on my sweater as well this weekend and really need to check gauge...eep.  If I'm off by an inch I know I can block the daylights out of it.  The yarn is 100% wool and I do not have the grace that super wash gives when it relaxes and grows which is a minor concern. It's wonderful that these are my pressing thoughts on my mind.

How was your weekend?



Comments

  1. very cute ornaments!!! I'm with you on the hot glueing thing...a total mess every time I try using it.

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  2. Sounds like a nice weekend. I love the colors you chose for those ornaments, gorgeous!

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  3. Nice job on the ornaments - love the colors. I put out some decorations and did some baking. Our tree is now in the house...lights may go on it today. Ornaments a bit later.

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  4. Very cute ornaments. Yarn pooling can be frustrating at times and at other times it makes for interesting patterning. Would a different pattern help stop the pooling? I know garter stitch seems to not show poolingmuch much. How about a waffle stitch?

    My weekend was full of fun. We made tamales with 2 friends on Saturday and Sunday I worked solely on my cardigan and now have 2 sleeves completed.

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  5. I love the ornaments and the colors you chose. I spent the weekend finishing up decorating and knitting, so it was fairly low key and enjoyable. I hope your sweater gauge is okay!

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  6. Sounds like a nice weekend. Love the ornaments and the colour scheme. Quiet but a busy weekend, putting together mini hampers and making soap.

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  7. Those ornaments look great.. love the colors you used as well.

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  8. Another low key and cold weekend. I love the peek at your art journals. What is it about journals that are so wonderful? I hope your sweater will block. It sure is pretty. I finished addressing and writing in cards today. That is really the last - have to do before Christmas. I will do some cooking and baking the week before. I still have one more hat and mitten set to knit but those aren't Christmas gifts - just Grammy gifts.

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  9. I love the color scheme of your ornaments. Yeah, why can't hot glueing be neater and easier?

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