After the last couple of weeks, I feel as if I haven't made a whole lot this week. I was thinking about it last night and I average about one knitted item a week and am usually working on some other project at the same time (usually unrelated to knitting). Typically I'm not a one project knitter. I have a scrap blanket in the works, and plans for another blanket. When I was working on my Embrace Sweater, I kept that one at home and took another project (I think it was my Doctor Who shawl) out and about with me. Right now I'm solely working on a Sea Foam Cowl that I'm using up some stash yarn with. Last week I was moving (*gasp!*) all of my stash into my new storage unit, because, you know, I'm moving. But, I made sure to pull out some yarn I totally forgot I had so that I had something to use this summer. This is due to me realizing I was almost done with my list of projects I had planned for last year. I think, also, that's why I started working on one thing at a time.
I was also a bit bad, and bought some new yarn last week. I couldn't resist it. It's Wanton Fiber's Tart in the Koi colorway. It's Alpaca and Silk...so soft and heavenly! It came all wrapped up like this:
And when I opened it....ERRMERGERD. I love it so much. It's sitting next to my knitting spot as motivation for me to finish the Sea Foam Cowl and start knitting with the Tart yarn.
I've already planned what project I'm going to make with it. I've been wanting to make Purl Bee's Bandana Cowl. With a little math, I was able to adapt the bulky gauge pattern to comply with my new sport weight. I hope to finish it before my trip to Alaska, because it's going to be super warm and soft up against my neck.
I also made more project bags on Monday.
I made a total of 7, two are the foxes. I made a second one for a coworker who also knits. I really hope she likes it because it's a total surprise. The two on the far right are for Den because I gave her a refresher on knitting.
So, there's really no excuse why I shouldn't have a tutorial for these. I was good a took pictures to make a tutorial for tomorrow's blog post. That's all I have for you today, so please stop back tomorrow for the project bag tutorial!