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Wednesday Progress Check {9}

Happy Wednesday!

I’ve written several posts in my head over the past few days.  To be honest, by the time I found a chance to write them up I decided I’d rather work on the projects instead.

Two new and one old project.
I’ve been distracted by new projects over the last week.

On the needles . . . Still working on the first Hermione sock (right), turned the heel and half-way down the foot.  I’ve had the Color Affection Shawl in my queue for a good long while.  When I read about Karen’s cast-on, I was inspired to finally get started.  The finished shawl has a tendency to be pretty substantial in size and weight.  I’m thinking I might use it more as a wrap inside rather than a shawl to wear out.  I made great progress (bottom) while watching the SEC tournament on TV.  Then, as if I had nothing else to work on, I cast on for another cowl (top).  I’m using the same yarn I used for the last cowl (I Love This Yarn! Colors) in the cappadocia colorway and working out the pattern as I go.

In the journals . . . Almost every day I work in the art journals.  I’m following the prompts from The Documented Life Project and Journal 52.  Each provides a weekly prompt and I’ve enjoyed trying new techniques and expanding on ideas.  I can just never seem to remember to take photos.

On the bookshelf . . . Finished The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club last week.  I really enjoyed the mystery and the author’s style.  So disappointed to discover that this isn’t a series.  I’d love to read more.  Next up is Time Flies by Claire Cook.  I’m a fan of this author and enjoying the read so far.

So . . . What projects are you working on?  Reading anything interesting?  I hope you’re enjoying your week.

♥  Janet
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10 thoughts on “Wednesday Progress Check {9}

  1. You’ve jumped on a slippery slope with that shawl! I’ve set mine aside to focus on my sweater. Must. Complete. Soon. Lovely knits!!

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  2. Love all your projects, especially the one with the red yarn. I need to get back to my Color Affection shawl that’s bee n languishing. I just finished The Presidents Club; it’s fascinating!

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