It's been a busy stretch at school and life and I haven't blogged for a few days. I've done a bit more of the quilting on Farmer's Wife. I like the little leafy vine and pumpkin seed motifs, but they're kind of fiddly. Anytime you have to start and stop in a small space, it's fiddly. That's OK though. Sometimes fiddly is just right.
I finished the socks for Quarta! Can't remember when I started these, but they took multiple months, are made from TOFUtsies yarn on size 0 needles, and used Cat's Sweet Tomato Heel.
Size 4 shoe there, perfect both to display Columbia River team spirit at Secundus' Cross-Country meet yesterday, and the enormous size of that mushroom. It's great to have a knitting finish to report, too.
I'm enjoying knitting along on Rosalind. Almost finished with the left front, then I have to do the right front and sleeves. I'm reading The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert
by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield.
Linking up to WIP Wednesday
, where you can find plenty of other projects of both the knitting and the quilting variety.
All the quilting I can see is gorgeous. Every time I see you hand quilting, I have the urge to pick up a needle and do some!
Rosalind is beautiful. I agree with the fiddly quilting. I currently have a line of Christmas lights I am quilting and it is very fiddly. Sometimes I dread going back to it.
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