Yarn Along

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To save you another picture of The Life of Pi and stripey-shawl-in-progress, I give you: Baby Fists on Wool. That blanket dates back to pre-Kaya times (and is in need of a little repair from all that hard work of baby warming). Batu is wearing his stripey pebble vests (here is the ravelry link for this baby staple).

That shawl is a little slow going. I blame the fact that two skeins of lace yarn don’t like to travel. They tend to tangle up, and in the end I spend more time untangling than actually knitting. I haven’t really left the house in days though – not sure what else to blame!

In the meantime, I am very tempted to cast on a parallel project. You know, thicker yarn, bigger needles, likes to travel, instant gratification.
I am going to try and be disciplined however, and finish all those other neglected projects that I have kicking around before I start a new one: There is this jumper for the husband has spent the past year waiting for sleeves and a collar.
Also, Kaya’s vest – less than ideal yarn and zigzag drove me to distraction, but maybe alternating with shawl would do the trick?

Happy Yarning Along!

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15 Responses to Yarn Along

  1. rachel says:

    Oh I’m in love with Baby Fists on Wool. 😉 So sweet. I was all ready to encourage you to cast on that parallel project…but no, you are wise, my overflowing project bag agrees with you.

  2. Rosemary says:

    Babies and wool … what a great combination! Love it. 🙂

  3. Renee says:

    I love Baby Fists on Wool! Oooh – yes, yes to parallel projects – but you already knew I’d say that, right? 😉

  4. dumpling fingers – so adorable (though mine always seems to be covered in blue fluff!)

  5. That parallel project sounds like a great idea, though I need to finish weaving in the ends on this mitered block blanket. Your blanket looks sweet!

  6. Tracey says:

    What a sweet little hand!
    I think have parallel projects is a very smart idea, I do the same. There are different times that call for different knits so cast on and smile!

  7. Heather says:

    Such a great diversion from shawl and book – love those little baby hands! I am working on a large shawl (blanket sized) and I have to alternate with other projects. I say the other two will help this move along (or maybe even a little something new)

  8. lori says:

    still making my way thorough yarn along, how sweet this photo is! there may be nothing dearer, baby hands on handknits! good luck with all your projects svenna!

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