Happy Sunday! Checking in with a Year of Projects post today. Year of Projects is a group of bloggers who plan their projects for the year and then blog about their progress weekly, usually on Sundays. You can find my list for the year here.
FYI, spoilers for the WeskKnits Shawlography MKAL coming up. Feel free to skip if you’re following along.
It’s going to be a quick one today, as I am EXHAUSTED. But on the knitting front, I did finish my Ace socks last Sunday on my vacation, and the next day cast on a pair of Monkey Socks. Well ish, changes were made as I’m doing them toe up, so they’re more like upside down monkeys with a different heel. I still haven’t sewn in the ends of my Ace socks or blocked them. I forgot a tapestry needle on my trip, so I had to graft using an embroidery needle, which I do not recommend. And then I promptly forgot about them and they’ve been sitting in the bottom of my backpack since I got home Wednesday.
My knitting time this weekend was taken up by Shawlography, the West Knits knitalong. Even though there were parts of it that slightly made me roll my eyes (those icord loops, really?!), I generally have loved working on this. I stayed up WAYYY too late yesterday trying to finish it last night, which I did. Yeah, I didn’t do much besides knit yesterday. But I am LOVING the color combo I chose so yay! I feel similar to how I felt last year – nothing in this shawl is really difficult, but the way Stephen West combines patterns and colors and directions just makes it so fun to make, and it looks so hip and fancy!
Fun little snippet from my life this week – today was my best friend’s birthday, so we headed to this corn maze and made our way though it. They had signposts with questions and then you followed the way of the right answer. We only got lost a few times, and it was super fun, even with the rain starting to fall. We then came back to our place and had apple cider and apple cider donuts. All in all a great afternoon.
Have a great week everyone!