Usually, I’m pretty happy when I finish a project. Casting off is such a rush. Blocking and weaving in the ends–while tedious in the moment–gives such a sense of accomplishment. And in that initial euphoria, I think I’m always predisposed to (temporarily) overlook a FO’s faults and declare it an unmitigated success. And usually, the longer a piece has been finished, all sorts of little faults present themselves (which is as it should be — I love learning from projects and figuring out how to improve). The love cools to a more reasonable like.
But friends, I think Vatsland is going to be different.
How was your weekend?! Lots was happening around parts — preliminary cleaning, sorting, and packing (how is it possible that we’re leaving here next Saturday?!) and, most importantly, a lot of knitting, nay, finishing (!!! yes I finished not one, not two, but THREE knits, woo hoo!) happened. Continue reading “Yarn Shop Visit: Wollhaus”→
I’ve been in Los Angeles with Mr. N the last week and a bit. One of the WIPs that came west with me was my almost completed Mawson hat, which I started at Thanksgiving with my mom, but, due to yarn shortage, we couldn’t complete before I left.
I finished the hat within a day of arriving here, but hadn’t a moment to get any pictures of it. But on Friday, Mr. N and I decided to take the afternoon off and head over to Griffith Observatory, which I had never been to, to explore a bit and see the fabulous views.