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Houdini Socks by Cat Bordhi. Knit-a-long in the Ravelry Group running through *July 31st. #houdinisocks. I’m using Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso in the Holiday Wreath colorway. US size 0s -2.0mm needles. Finished the first one.
Stash Dash is on! Challenge is to knit 5,468 yards or a 5K in yarn between 5/23 and 8/7! Currently I’m at 5,685 yards! 104% of the way through my 5K.
Camp Loopy is in full swing! Second project theme is your favorite vacation spot. Use a minimum of 600 yards and knit between 7/1 and 7/31. Knitting the Foolproof Cowl by Louise Zass-Bangham using Dream in Color Smooshy with Cashmere in the colors Damp Pillow and Evening Flame. Making the size Medium using US size 5s – 3.75mm needles. SO SOFT!
3 Years to Build a Barn: is my Barn Raising Quilt by Larissa Brown and Shelley Mackie. Using US size 2 – 2.75mm needles.
Trip To The UFO Bin:
At the start of Stash Dash I had 39 Unfinished Projects (UFOs)! After this week I’m down to 27 UFOs. Setting a personal goal to get down to 20 by the end of August.