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01/17/2016

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Kiwiyarns

That is an excellent idea Andi! I have a shawl lined up and ready to go using a gifted yarn and pattern I got for my birthday - I might try and join this one. :-)

kathy b

I love sock yarn with some squish! The KAL sounds fun. and LOOK at those delicious cables!

Tracey

I love the newest KAL and have the perfect project for me, now to just finish what I am working on first.

My week didn't unfold as gently as I would have liked, but I have high hopes for the upcoming week.

Much love my friend and happy knitting.

Dee

I am eagerly finishing my current socks so I can get to the KAL!

The socks for your friend are beautiful. I'm thinking maybe Simple Skyp would be a good pattern for my gift yarn. :-)

Hugs and hope you have a wonderful week. I always look forward to your Sunday posts!

DIane

what a great idea for your KAL. Hubby gave me a gift certificate for Christmas to my LYS but I didn't buy yarn with it: I got a set of wood crochet hooks. I don't intend to crochet but I have several patterns I wish to make but need crochet hooks for the provisional cast on!
I adore your cable hat. It's going to look great. Happy knitting this week.

Stefanie

Yay on finishing a terrific pair of socks. The blue you're working with for your sister's hat is great. I like how the cables really show up.

Andrea @ This Knitted Life

Lucky friend and sister! Slow knitting really brings the joy back to the stitch, I think. Although my mind wanders to the five zillion other projects I can't wait to knit!

steph

I'm actively working on just two projects...which is almost unthinkable in my world. (I did 'pause' to knit a baby hat last week.) I simply don't think I'm made to be totally dedicated to one project....but it does help with the FOs!!! Love the socks!!!!!!!

sam

The socks are pretty! I love that Sam Smith song, thank you for sharing this version. Happy Sunday xxx

Sydney

The pink granite sock yarn makes such a cool effect. And yes, I'm a firm believer of knit one at a time to really get things done, though I don't always stick to it lol

Kat

Those socks look so delightfully squishy! I'm sure they will be treasured :) I'm glad you're having success taking steps to keep from repetitive strain injuries-those are no fun, and a pain to deal with, and it feels like once you have the damage it never really goes away.

karen

I am so glad you are taking care of yourself and feeling the benefits. May it continue!! Love the socks and can't wait to see what you choose to knit.

Caffeine Girl

I love those Skype socks. I really want to make a pair one of these days!

I struggle not to feel pressured to knit faster and finish things, but I don't always succeed. I do think that knitting should be savored, and I think it might be easier if I didn't have such a stash!

I love the idea for your knit-along, but I already have too many things on the needles.

Lisa

Oh! That's the theme of the KAL. I keep saying I'm going to join and then I don't. Probably won't again this go around. I love the company, but it's hard to really get into it. Plus I actually don't have a huge amount of gift yarn.

Hope you have a great week :)

Julie

what a fabulous KAL idea!! I have a lovely skein of yarn I was gifted that I haven't quite figured out what to do with, and this would be great motivation! I'll hop on over to join....

lilirious

Funny how some things suddenly hit you in the face.. apparently I can't get anything done because I have a bazillion wips out there. I'm going to take your advice and focus haha maybe I'll get a few things done :)

Angela

Pretty mug up there! Beautiful sock and the hat has those cables that are adorable. Sounds like a great idea for using the gifted yarn. I love that you share interesting music Andi! Thank you!

Hannah

What beautiful socks Andi! I especially love those simple skyp socks :) what a wonderful pattern!

I hope you are having a great week :)

Hannah

Alina

Catching up with your posts! I am so excited to dive into your new KAL/CAL! Love the theme and it's always a joy to be a part of this wonderful place!

kathy b

I think Ill frog my current socks and make the cuff to heel flap all ribbing after seeing yours!

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