Sunday, February 19, 2017

February Frenzy 2017: Day 19

All the stitch markers are 100% complete. My phone still takes blurry pictures.


I'll even throw in a picture of the green ones that I never showed off.


Okay. Nine more days...nine more projects to start...Now what?

Day 1: Baby Blanket!
Day 2: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 3: Sock Darning
Day 4: Replacement Fluorescent Sock
Day 5: PussyHat
Day 6: PussyHat
Day 7: Baby Booties
Day 8: Baby Booties
Day 9: Baby Hat
Day 10: Baby Hat
Day 11: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 12: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 13: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 14: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 15: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 16: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 17: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 18: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 19: Beaded Stitch Marker

Saturday, February 18, 2017

February Frenzy 2017: Day 18

One last pair of stitch markers to make, then I'm out of quick ones!


Day 1: Baby Blanket!
Day 2: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 3: Sock Darning
Day 4: Replacement Fluorescent Sock
Day 5: PussyHat
Day 6: PussyHat
Day 7: Baby Booties
Day 8: Baby Booties
Day 9: Baby Hat
Day 10: Baby Hat
Day 11: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 12: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 13: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 14: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 15: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 16: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 17: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 18: Beaded Stitch Marker

Friday, February 17, 2017

February Frenzy 2017: Day 17

Yet another pair of stitch makers. Unfinished. Very blurry. My phone camera is not very good, but it's what I've got right now!


Day 1: Baby Blanket!
Day 2: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 3: Sock Darning
Day 4: Replacement Fluorescent Sock
Day 5: PussyHat
Day 6: PussyHat
Day 7: Baby Booties
Day 8: Baby Booties
Day 9: Baby Hat
Day 10: Baby Hat
Day 11: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 12: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 13: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 14: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 15: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 16: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 17: Beaded Stitch Marker

Thursday, February 16, 2017

February Frenzy 2017: Day 16

I am getting a bit bored of the stitch markers. Sure they're pretty fast and easy, but they're also repetitive and something I need to look at, even though I know exactly what I'm doing now. I want to start one of the 20 other projects in my Indiana stash. I have three more pairs of socks I can start, a shawl, a couple of cross stitches, and some hand towels. I also have a worsted weight hat and another baby hat/booties set, but both of those require yarn from the baby blanket and I don't want to start any of that until the blanket is done. So, here's another pair of stitch markers! Only three more left...


Day 1: Baby Blanket!
Day 2: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 3: Sock Darning
Day 4: Replacement Fluorescent Sock
Day 5: PussyHat
Day 6: PussyHat
Day 7: Baby Booties
Day 8: Baby Booties
Day 9: Baby Hat
Day 10: Baby Hat
Day 11: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 12: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 13: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 14: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 15: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 16: Beaded Stitch Marker

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

February Frenzy 2017: Day 15

Time for the yellow (pink? depends on the light...) markers! Yes, you'll be seeing these, at least until I finish the baby blanket, the neon blue socks, or an older WIP. I've got the Mixtape MKAL and Itineris on the top of the WIP pile as well. Keeping it to one-day(-ish) projects until then!


Day 1: Baby Blanket!
Day 2: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 3: Sock Darning
Day 4: Replacement Fluorescent Sock
Day 5: PussyHat
Day 6: PussyHat
Day 7: Baby Booties
Day 8: Baby Booties
Day 9: Baby Hat
Day 10: Baby Hat
Day 11: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 12: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 13: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 14: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 15: Beaded Stitch Marker

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

February Frenzy 2017: Day 14

Today I finally got some stuff done! Hooray! I started with the final pair of purple beaded stitch markers.


I went back and seamed up the baby booties, finished the last hat, and added ears to both. These were my purse project so there was steady progress, but nothing actually finished until today. There were four total out of this yarn, but the fourth went off to welcome a little one at the end of 2016. The fourth one looks pretty much the exact same.


Patterns: Baby Bear Hat (Ravelry, mine) & Easiest & fastest baby booties ever! (Ravelry, mine)
Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Pistachio
Needles: US8/5.0mm, US6/4.0mm
Timeframe: December 6, 2016 - February 14, 2017
Mods: No stripes on the booties.
Problems: None!

Day 1: Baby Blanket!
Day 2: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 3: Sock Darning
Day 4: Replacement Fluorescent Sock
Day 5: PussyHat
Day 6: PussyHat
Day 7: Baby Booties
Day 8: Baby Booties
Day 9: Baby Hat
Day 10: Baby Hat
Day 11: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 12: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 13: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 14: Beaded Stitch Marker

Monday, February 13, 2017

February Frenzy 2017: Day 13

Today I built up some steam and tried to finish some of the things I've started. First off, today's new thing, another pair of stitch marker sandals, finished this time!


This is the third of four beading kits I purchased way back in Japan. The first two were orange and green, and I still have a yellow set. The orange and green had the same main color transparent beads, so I assumed all four kits did. I was just continuing to use the beads from the prior kits, no point in opening the new beads until needed, and after two pairs and a bit of two more sandals, it was time to open the next set of main color beads. I think you see where this is going.

Of course, the purple actually came with opaque beads. Crap. What about the yellow kit? Translucent. So three different styles of beads. Luckily, due to the February Frenzy, I had two sandals where the footbed was up to about the border (where I stopped on Day 11) because I had used up the rest of the beads to continue on the barely-begun sandal from Day 12. I would have been very annoyed to have to either pull one apart or make a fraternal set! I decided to go with the translucent ones and border both footbeds since that would work out well, instead of starting over. I only had to pull out three beads and it looks pretty good. Difficult to tell except in bright light. The only problem I'm having now is that if the beads manage to jump off the table and into the slightly shaggy carpet, they are less shiny so much more difficult to find, even with the high-powered flashlight!


Day 1: Baby Blanket!
Day 2: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 3: Sock Darning
Day 4: Replacement Fluorescent Sock
Day 5: PussyHat
Day 6: PussyHat
Day 7: Baby Booties
Day 8: Baby Booties
Day 9: Baby Hat
Day 10: Baby Hat
Day 11: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 12: Beaded Stitch Marker
Day 13: Beaded Stitch Marker