it’s going to be a race to the finish, guys!
i am doing my best, knitting as fast (fastly?!) and furious as my little fingers can go as i attempt to finish this log cabin blanket before march 23rd.
here’s what happens next: using black yarn, i knit the squares together in horizontal rows. then i knit vertically, joining said horizontal rows. then, i will knit four borders to frame the entire “picture.”
so far so good! i am pleased with how the squares turned out (the uneven edges will disappear when the border knitting occurs).
good thing i don’t need the
dance floor main room floor for anything else because those squares are staying put! i don’t want to confuse the situation!
hopefully, my finished product will look like this:
now: while my deadline to finish this blanket is march 23rd, i do have some wiggle room. the quilt committee for the mcc relief sale will accept finished product after march 23rd. but, i do have to submit my paperwork (donor name, description, sizing etc) by march 23rd. i would just as soon hand over paperwork + completed blanket, all at once, so i am gunning for march 23rd!! sixteen days…eesh, this is going to be close. esp since i can’t transport the project anywhere (ex: to friday night knitting club), from this point on. and i don’t relish the idea of becoming a recluse for two plus weeks, just to knit, knit, knit…care to place any bets on how this endeavour is going to turn out?!
you know how you sometimes hear a song and it strikes you at just that moment as so very FUN?!!! well, that happened to me on monday at theOTHERstore. confession: i have always liked WHAM/george michael.
and one of my favourite songs is faith. [<- if you click that link, you can listen]. it so boppy! well, when i heard it on monday, it just gave me a *moment* of delight. appreciating and noticing these surprise pockets of happiness and FUN are what i am trying to do, this month!
do you spring clean? yesterday, i got the biggest urge to whip open the doors, air out the condo casa, and scour the joint. i didn’t. i knit instead – haha! but, with the time change this weekend, and the spring temps rolling in (high of 12 degrees today, yahoo!), i am thinking a solid day of cleaning would be
FUN most satisfying, this month.
coming at you friday: the 12 days of kiki two month recap!