Why so many WIPs you ask?

A really smart looking car, lol

I am weird, I know. I like having a bunch of WIP’s on the go at once. Usually between 12 and 15 projects. I suspect that most of you are horrified by such a large number. I like to have a half dozen books on the go too.

  • Very satisfying when a bunch of stuff gets polished off all at once.
  • If something is boring me I can change gears and pick something else out of the pile.
  • I also like having and assortment of difficulty levels and big and little projects.
  • Small, simple projects are good for toting around to my assorted craft groups. The simpler the better to chat with. 
  • Lots of projects on the go is inspiring to me.
  • Things drop off and get added on, something’s go on hold or need a rethink and/or redesign.
  • I never really have to wonder what to do next.
  • To me knitting is a Journey not a destination :0)

Left over Cowl

Knit this on St Patrick's Day :0)

Knit this section on St Patrick’s Day :0)

Old Shale Scarf – This is my Kal for March

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Tweed Baby Blanket for Baby 1 of 5

After a lot of thought, I decided to go with denim, lime and winter white.

After a lot of thought, I finally decided to go with denim, lime and winter white.

Inspiration:

I read this earlier in the week and wanted to share this with you.

45 Life Lessons Written by a 90 yr old Woman

WIP List = 14

  1. Old Shale Scarf Kal Started Mar 14/14
  2. Tweed Baby Blanket  Started Mar 7/14
  3. Left over Cowl started feb 23/14
  4. Cabled Hood with Pockets Started Sept 27/13
  5. Foots First Sox My design Started Jul/11
  6.  SPROUT – Growing Roots sweater 80% done started May 17/12
  7. Sea of Dreams Blanket 85% done started Mar 9/13
  8. Isla lace Pillowcase edge  60% done started June 18/13
  9. Rose Harbour Shawl 85% done started Jun 28/13
  10. Fanflower Fling  50% done started Jul 12/13
  11. Butterfly’s shawl in blue – started Jan 30/14 Test knit
  12. Butterfly’s shawl in red – Feb 14/14 Test knit
  13. Basic Yoke Baby Sweater 2.0 started Jan 29/14

FO’s 2014 = 14

WIPS 2014 = 13 + 1 = 14

 Stash Used 2014 = 34

Ravellenic 2014 FO’s =  8

Yds of Handspun 2014 =

Sewing FO’s 2014 = 

Books 2014 = 5

Thanks again cya next Friday :0)

I’m off to visit Tami’s, then on to my blogwalk

come join me in the blogpond :0

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. wifemomknitter
    Mar 19, 2014 @ 10:24:35

    Whatever works for you! 😉

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  2. Rachel
    Mar 19, 2014 @ 10:30:42

    I have to admit I would go crazy if I had that many WIPS at once, although I do like to have about a half dozen or so . . . I think I only really work on three at a time most weeks. The others just sit back and wait. 🙂

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  3. chrisknits
    Mar 19, 2014 @ 16:11:18

    yep, that would pretty much drive me insane! I only have 2 active wips and planning on starting a 3rd, and that makes me crazy! But I do often whip out a small item when I get bored of the bigger ones, I just crank them out in a day or two and then go back to the old.

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  4. thesoaringsheep
    Mar 19, 2014 @ 17:00:56

    Not my style, I find it confusing if I have too many WIP’s but I can definitely see your points about switching between and finishing several in close succession.

    Love your old shale scarf, so pretty 🙂

    Reply

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