A few things…

I have been plugging away on my Sankaku and I really think a snail moves at a faster pace than this think is knitting up. I have reached a conclusion that although I am using the called for yarn, I will likely run out for the making this as I just finished with my 1st skein of yarn. I know that sounds weird but this is supposed to be a three skein project so I figured I would have a good reality check after working my way through the 1st skein, it is smaller than I anticipated. I also  checked out some of the other’s project pages and they seem to be averaging another 75-100 yards of yarn.  Which means it is time for a game of “yarn chicken,” every knitter’s favorite game.

To be honest, it’s going to be a really slog. I have made gains in improving my speed after memorizing the pattern ( it is not difficult a pattern) but I am averaging an hour per row… I am going to see if I can get it down by the end of September. It sounds really far away, but at the rate this is going I think it will be close.


IN OTHER NEWS……. My wheel is  scheduled to be finished relatively soon. I can’t believe it In the next couple of weeks, I will have my first spinning wheel. SQUEEE!!!!


Oh yeah and I might have bought some yarn”DOH!”

One thought on “A few things…

  1. Very exciting about you wheel can’t wait to see it. Now down to business what yarn did you get ?

    I just bought some myself from Lakes and Fiber out of Idaho. Love it can’t wait to work with it. Wish I could knit as fast as you 😕

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