Not good enough!

So, for my second Magic Coffer Baby hat, I wanted the stripes to be in rainbow colors, using bits and pieces from my stash. The closest I have to yellow is some of my handspun. I thought it might be close enough, but it isn’t.

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The other yarns are so bright, and the handspun is rather dull. Happily, I found I still had some piña agua fresca from a while back when I was doing done kool aid dyeing, plus a good amount of cream colored yarn.

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Voila! Yellow yarn! (Sorry for the poor photo!).

It should be dry enough to knit tomorrow. In a way, I’m glad for the setback because I realized I only have 3 evenings to complete my spinning goal! Off to the wheel!

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Magic coffee baby hats

One down!

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/magic-coffee-baby-hat

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You can see how tiny it is next to the tin of mints!
I’ve started another in the next size up.
This will be a colorful, scrappy version!

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Now off to bed. I have another full week of two kids on
Christmas break, and I know they’ll be full of energy bright and early tomorrow!

Last fiber goal of 2014

Ah, the project I’m so good at avoiding: carding and spinning about a pound of Cormo locks. Spinning these is my last fiber-related goal of 2014, so I’m giving it one last push. I could feasibly finish carding tonight, then spend 2-3 evenings spinning them up. Wish me luck!

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This wee project is tempting me, though. It’s a Magic Coffee baby hat for some friends who are expecting in the Spring. I’ll only see them once before then, so I want to have at least a little something to give them in person.

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Back to carding! Good night!