WIP Wednesday 2×2

Why 2×2 you ask? Is it a piece of wood I am referring to? Or perhaps one of those breakfasts they offer at our local dinner – 2 eggs, 2 bacon, 2 pieces of toast & 2 sausage links? *Sidebar* it should be a 2x2x2x2, but who am I to correct the menu for them & it works.

Anyway, the 2×2 I am referring to is 2 weeks and 2 days late for WIP Wednesday. Life has gotten in the way of blogging these last few weeks, so I figured better late than never.

I’ll keep this short and sweet.

  1. Scarf for my cousin is complete. I have enough yarn to make a smaller version for my tiniest cousin (first cousin once removed, but let’s not quibble – remember the 2×2 above). I may take that on vacation with me, it would be a great project for the ride to Florida.

Becky's scarf complete

  1. The lavender baby blanket is complete. I took it to work this morning and neglected to take a picture first. In my own defense, I didn’t finish it until almost 10 last night and forgot this morning when I left at 6:00.
  2. I had to miss the Knitting Group last week, so nothing to report there. I did get the pink bear hat done for the NICU nurse’s baby as well as another two – one complete and one ready to sew together when I go to the next Knitting Group.
  3. I am joining a KAL that Wool & Co ( http://www.woolandcompany.com/ ) has on their website for the football season. It looks fun. Check out the details by pasting the link above in your browser or right click on it and choose “go to”.
  4. Since I got the 2 projects done that I promised myself I’d do before starting anything else, I am going to start those socks that I have been dying to start since buying the fabulous yarn at the Chicago Yarn Crawl a few weekends ago. Just as soon as I catch up on book reviews 🙂 I’ve finished 2 great books in the last 2 weeks, but haven’t had a chance to review them yet. This weekend for sure.
  5. Last but not least I am making more bear hats. No surprises there, they are my go-to quick take to work projects for break time.

The only pic of the last few projects is apparently the one of the scarf. I dunno why I didn’t snap a few of the others. Because we all know that a whole bunch of words and no pictures make for a boring blog, I’ve included one of my favorites from the knitting calendar that Leslie gave me for Christmas last year. 🙂

Calendar_Stash

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3 responses to “WIP Wednesday 2×2

  1. I think your hands are never idle. Loved the lacy look of the scarf. I think I need to take up crochet again for car rides. There is very little else to do then. Wish I were as good at it as you are with your knitting. Practice, I know.:) Everyone should have a stash. I have one with books, fabrics and crafts. No idle hands here either. 🙂 I think it’s been that kind of summer for us all. 🙂

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    • I love your posts of crocheted blankets. I’ve been knitting for at least 50 (YIKES!!) years. I’m sure my mom taught me just to keep me out of her hair. We have both been busy this summer, it is good to look back and see finished scarves, blankets and hats. Make me feel more useful than just watching ball games and playing Candy Crush on my phone. LOL

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  2. I love your scarf but I’ll hate to put it on my neck, Because it will be all wrinkled up and lost the beautiful stitches.If I can only keep it flat…….

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