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Wednesday WIP: April 4th 2017


Hi guys!

I’m so happy to be doing a new WIP Wednesday!  Woot woot!

I finally finished my sister-in-law’s poncho over the weekend.  I don’t know exactly why it took me so long to finish, I mean, the pattern works up very quickly.  I guess I just got caught up in a whole lot of other things (I have waaaay to many projects in my head!).

Wanna take a look?  Of course you do!

I’m really pleased with the way it turned out!  I ended up needing six skeins of yarn (I used Vanna’s choice), two for each colour.  Honestly, I had a bit of a hard time actually giving it away once I tried it on – so comfy!

Now, I’m working on two new projects.  You already know that I’m working on a pig beanie for Charles.  He’s even picked out colours for the insides of the ears (Yoda green) and snout (sunglass-worthy orange).


Though these are, quite obviously, not the colours I would have chosen, but I absolutely love the fact that his mind isn’t blocked by conventions.

My other project, despite the fact that the weather is finally warming up, is a scarf.  I bought a Caron Cake and had been wondering what to do with it.  Then, I saw this woven tartan pattern on Tami’s blog (Tanglewood Knots) and it gave me an idea.  I decided to do my filet mesh with the cake and am planning on doing my chains in grey.  What do you think?


What project(s) are you currently working on?  Feel free to link up to one of your own WIP posts!


Thirty-something year old discovering the joys and bumps of motherhood.

8 thoughts on “Wednesday WIP: April 4th 2017

  1. I can’t wait to see the Yoda Pig!! What a good idea for using the woven technique!! That’s going to be gorgeous and very unique! Now that the boring afghan is finished I can start a new project – I was going to do a woven project too! I’m thinking a gingham picnic blanket! 😀

    1. Haha, the Yoda pig is going to be awesome…I think. What’s important is that he’s going to like it. Yay for finishing your boring afghan! Oooh a picnic blanket. Can’t wait to see your next project!

  2. That poncho is gorgeous! So well done.
    I don’t have a project right now and I’m restless! I finished a painting two months ago and we redecorated our bedroom and guest room last week. Creative projects really keep your mind happy, right? I think I need a writing project….

    1. Thanks! It was a fun project. I’d made some toddler sized ones, so I underestimated the amount of yarn I’d need to make an adult sized one. I totally understand, I get so antsy if I don’t have a project going. I can’t wait for this summer; we’re going to be putting a fresh coat of pain in our room and living room. Oh yeah, definitely find a writing project!

  3. Je t’aime et je t’adorrrrrrre Sophie – belle création – lorsqu’on commence à crocheter et réussit,on aime pour toujours le crochet – moi je trouve çà génial – mais j’ai perdu la ténacité et la patience……je me reprendrai un de ces jours !!!! bises gm

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