360 Degrees

February 23, 2011

I went from not being able to make a decision to not being able to turn down a project.  Yesterday, I started a new type of embroidery.  It’s Sashiko, which I read about on The Purl Bee. They have a great tutorial.  It’s not hard and moves quickly.


On Monday, I started some Granny Squares.  I’m going to start with two pillows, having been inspired by this project.  I’m using Sublime Baby Cashmere Merino Silk DK.  It is D-Vine.  So soft. I luuuuv the way it feels in my fingers.  I can’t wait to squoosh my face up against this pillow for a mid-afternoon nap.

the start of some granny squares

I also started working on my February to-do list.  I finished my mom’s bag today.  I’m mulling over the “thing” I’m going to “create”.  And I’ve been working on my scrapbook which turns the coffee table into a paper filled disaster area.


Finally, in my last post I mentioned how Gracie likes the mohair I’m using for my scarf.  I had the project on the couch while I sat on the floor.  At some point, I turned around to find this:

gracie finds the mohair scarf

That cat cracks me up.

That’s it for me.  I’ve got projects to finish.


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