This week has been spent catching up, both at work and home. It was lovely to be home again and both dogs gave us a very, very warm welcome! Even Maggie has been a little snuggly this week – when she's not bugging us to play, play, play. Today was my first whole day at home and I spent most of it in my sewing room. I embroidered the office logo on some fleece pullovers for the two of us up front and made a wall hanging:
My Round Robin group has decided to do quilting rather than piecing this time. I didn't really want a whole cloth quilt, but have always wanted an Amish quilt. This came out a little more garish than I really wanted, but I'm hoping the quilting will soften it a little.
I also finished my Monkey socks:
Pattern: Monkey socks by Cookie A. Yarn: Dream in Color Smooshy in Cool Fire. Needles: Knitpicks circs, size 0. I had originally intended to knit this yarn up in the Hibiscus for Hope pattern, but Deb convinced me to dive into the Socknitters Anonymous challenge, so I changed my pattern to fit into that. Oh – modifications: I used all knit rather than knit/purl and used a slip stitch on the heel to narrow it a bit more.
Before we went to Orlando I was busy working on a project that I didn't blog about because I wanted it to be a surprise. I made these cute little finger puppets and purse for Isobel:
They were a big hit – Izzy especially liked lining them up – she does like order!
No progress on Chenille. But I'm not worried – Marguerite's too busy hobnobbing with the famous to be knitting!