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Finished Friday


HOTL!

Hot off the Loom!

Twenty peg KB Fine-gauge Flexee loom each sock. Kitchener cast-on, toe up. Flat knit stitch through body of sock. German short-rows on toes and heels. Two by two purl/knit cuff. Slipper socks going to charity.

I hope your Friday was as fun as mine!

Ta Da and Teddy Tuesday


First the TaDa:

KB fine-gauge Flexee 20 links. Tie-up starting with Kitchener cast-on. German short-row heel. Cuff two-by-two purl/knit. Stretchy cast-off. Now passed on to charity.

Now the Teddy update.

As you may have noticed, I have many names for this feline, and he reenacts them all at will. Saint Theodore. That’s when he does a CAT scan and finds my hurty spots and purrs it away. It works like a miracle. Not for others in the house, but for me, it is true. Then there’s Teddy, the Terrorist. That is the demon that has decided we can’t have nice things. No matter how many scratching posts or pads we get, he chooses the arms of the furniture, even the newest chair. It’s embarrassing to have scratched up furniture, but he’s the one in charge of our Feng Sui. Teddy the terrific: That’s the one that is having zoom meetings down the hallway. No, not the kind people have. The kind of crazy cats and dogs have running around to show their joy of life. After three days of antibiotics on board, and Tedster seems back to his original multi-personable self. I’m so happy he’s back! And the plus is that he is quite talkative now, and he hasn’t been since he was a kitten. I’m so delighted!

Unfinished Friday


I’m here with the same unfinished pair of socks as last week. Wow! Who knew I would get so little done? I did add an inch or so to the ankle and have halfway finished the cuffs.

This week has gone very fast. Every task I set up for myself got side railed and remains to be finished. I’m still learning about podcasting and now have a mic. I have a stand to hold my phone as I record. But the table and area I plan to do it all still remains a chore. But the excitement of getting it started and reading aloud to friends. Or getting to know how I will overcome the stage fright, and social anxiety, scares me. Yet seems the thing to do. So tomorrow the table will be readied, and I’ll figure a way to read while I still have the cataracts. And still no appointment for the surgery. I have excitement in me for the first time in a long time. And I’ll probably finish these socks tomorrow.

Happy Friday!

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Far From Finished Friday


As I look around I have so many projects and all of them far from finished. The items I am most drawn to is a mixed up crazy pair of slipper socks. I have finished the toe and plan to match the heels and possibly the cuff in the pink. The rest will be stray yarn around here. I think they will be fun warmth for the charity. And it uses up the leftovers.

Since I want to get busy and see how I like the new color combo before fading away to bed, I’ll just post the picture and scram. Happy Friday everyone!

A Snowy Made It Monday


I woke up to this beautiful scene. Too early and cold to step outside, I took it from my recliner, looking out the front window.

Just to give a better view, I cropped it bigger to this:

It is all melted. Crazy pre-summer. Here in the desert, it is hot or cold. Barely ever in between as most people who experience spring would enjoy. And that means it’s colder, 21 degrees right now. Yes, I am under a blanket with all heaters on as I finish my ‘spring socks’ I have about 6 rows to make the cuff, but I will be past midnight when I finish. So come back if you happen to see the picture after the midnight posting time.

12:43 AM [edit] Yay! Done!

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I’m nearly finished with a pair of reversed socks. The combo is the opposite of the pair I finished a few days ago.

I just need to finish the cuffs. That’ll be done tomorrow, I’m sure.

This was yarn from China that I bought just before the lockdown. The labels are in Chinese except for the word Bamboo. Four skeins equal four socks. I made them on KB Flexee fine-gauge looms of 40 pegs each. I started with the Kitchener cast-on, German short-row toes, and heels. Most of the rest of the sock was the flat-knit stitch. The cuff is two-by-two knit and purl rib-stitch. Extra stretchy bind-off finishes the sock.

I am nearly finished with one other thing, and I will probably finish before I go to bed, The Walking Dead volume 15. I’ll post my review on Sunday. Notice how I left Saturday open for the usual Stream of Consciousness?

By the way, I love Fridays because I get to Zoom with my BFFs! The exciting part is two of us four have gotten their vaccines (first shots). No, our little community is still waiting for the shots to arrive.

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Are the best!

 

 

One-Liner Wednesday


It is a time to keep it under the hat!

Just finished last night.

One joined Wednesday is a fun prompt brought to us by Linda G. Hill.

Making Monday


I finally have the half-fingered convertible gloves off the loom and ready to sew up. I need excellent light and the best glasses to do the sewing. These will go to the charity as this was donated yarn.

 

I found in my stash a huge ball of multi-colored yarn.

There’s got to be a couple hats and pairs of socks here. So here’s the hat is nearly half-finished

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So with that holiday looming, I’ve got to be looming, even if the gifts get there late. Love is in the loom!

Tuesdays Tidbits


This morning’s snow. Not predicted. Tomorrow we are supposed to have rain. We’ll see.

By noon, the snow is mud, except right in the front on the house’s north side.

 

Decided to add a pom-pom to the hat on the left that is going to the same house as the hat I finished and pommed on the right. I loved this gifted yarn to make gifts with.

The hat on the right has a rolled cuff, as I thought I had better get it finished soon. This was on the Flexee skinny loom. It was so fun to work with. To decrease, I followed this tutorial, which works out so nicely.

Quick Update / Made it Monday


Well, there haven’t been a lot of words today. Less than 400. For some reason, I never got settled in front of the laptop enough to do anything. But I did find myself challenged by Gnome hats. I wanted to see if I could make a hat without sewing. Just decreases. And I was successful at that:

It worked! Yay!

I also finished the hat I mentioned yesterday.

Here is just off the loom and on the head. It’s a small adult or child’s size. I do love doing the cables on the Flexee loom.

Now I am either going to get a second wind and write for a while or hit the hay. I don’t know why I have been so sleepy today. Maybe the cold is causing me to want to hibernate!

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