Posted by: Moggle | February 1, 2008

January reconciliation

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1. Sea Wool Capri, 2. Suri Merino, 3. Suri Blue, 4. Silkroad Aran Tweed, 5. Chi sock yarn, 6. Eskimo, 7. Sea Wool Peridot, 8. Sublime CSM, 9. Basic Merino

I work in a finance related job and every month I have to reconcile the ins and outs for the previous month. I thought it might be interesting to do it for my fibrecrafting too.

New yarn:

1 skein Fleece Artist Sea Wool in Peridot

1 skein Fleece Artist basic merino in Rose

1 skein Blue Sky Alpaca Suri Merino in Crimson

1 skein Natural Dye Studio Chi sock yarn in blue/green mix

2 balls Sublime Cashmere Silk Merino in Sage green

2 balls Rowan Pure Wool DK in black

2 balls Garnstudio Fabel sock yarn

12 balls Garnstudio Eskimo in Red

1 skein Fleece Artist Sea Wool in Capri

1 skein Fleece Artist Suri Blue in Raspberry

4 balls Jo Sharp silkroad aran tweed in Potpourri (birthday Present)

New tools, materials and patterns:

Needle guage

knitpicks harmony dpns 2.5

4.5mm addi turbo needle

8mm crochet hook

Yarn Forward Spring 08

Interweave Knits subscription (birthday present)

Koolhaas hat pattern (internet download)

Projects Started:

Monkey Socks

Branching Out scarf

Cherie Amour jumper

Pattern sample (accesssory)

FOs:

Drops Shrug

Argosy

Pattern sample (accesssory)

So it was a big yarn buying month for me! I started a lot of projects too but don’t have many FOs to show for it. I tend to have quite a few WIPs and I tend to work on things in spurts and then moving on to do a bit of something else. I like working this way it means I never get bored of a particular project, and I always have something on the go for a particular situation – lunchtime work, doctors waiting rooms, car, tv, in-laws. The only thing I don’t have on the needles at the moment is a simple stocking stitch project for reading a book at the same time.

I really have to calm down with the yarn buying though!

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Responses

  1. Lovely collection of yarns. Calm down on the yarn buying..shrieks in horror….NOOOO

  2. … Oooh. Can I nap in your stash?

  3. Eeeee – thanks for the ‘Make my day’ award!! 🙂 It certainly made mine.

    I really like the look of the SeaWool — how does it feel???


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