I don’t want to

Since October and my illness things have been off for me. Blogging has been gleefully pushed aside. I have things to report but honestly have had no desire to do so. But for the sake of you guys who take the time to read my long winded post I thought it best to do so.

First up,

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Out of Gas

This shawl was a labor of love. I picked the pattern and yarn sometime in 2013 specific to each other. Most fitting for my recently established yarn purchasing hiatus. I always intended it for myself but, a need of a friend arose and this project fit the criteria I needed filled. As a result she will be the well deserved recipient.

I have yet to make Kameran’s vest because I’m waiting for the pattern book via electronic library download. So while in repose I did something I had been itching to do.

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Marina

This is my Viajante. Because I have been sitting on the desire of this for so long, I’ve had problems from the beginning. Caking up the Lilac Gloss was without fanfare but when I caked Marina so many tangles occurred to the point I was sick of looking at the yarn. Once that was settled all my notes went out the window. I had tweaked and amended everything over the past few months to the point that the mods I settled on were counterproductive to each other.

I scrapped everything and went back to basics. So far it’s going better. One thing I realized with my emotionally traumatic first Viajante experience (color-wise). I actually prefer multiple colors. Doing just one; everyone does that. Doing two or more makes it unique.

I decided on these colors.

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The name of the project being Marina is a homage to Mother Dear and she understands why.

The latest spinning project hasn’t officially received it’s legs yet but…

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Has been started.

I’ve been active (slightly) just hiding in the shadows.

V o n n a

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