Thursday, July 19, 2012

Stash Busting

 From the stash I was able to make another purse organizer for a friend.  She was given a beautiful new purse but it is cavernous inside and needed some order-sewing friend to the rescue!
 It is very satisfying to be able to find all the supplies in the stash!
I also started a new sweater from stash yarn-a Web's pattern called Hyacinth Cardigan which is similar to the other four I knit from the Philomena pattern which is related to this design.  It is top down and very relaxing to knit and see progress.
 I do have to finish this shawl but circumstances keep interrupting it like running out of yarn-and needing to dye some more and then the beads I picked out for the edging aren't cooperating because half of them have holes that are too small and I can't get them on the stitch........all will be overcome in time!

4 comments:

  1. The purse organizer looks great. Sounds like one of your knitting projects is causing some frustration but I'm sure it will be beautiful in the end.

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  2. maybe I should make myself one - I always use huge bags to bring everything with me and then I have to start digging to find stuff:)
    I love the green-to-blue yarn, lovely colours changes. but I had similar problems with my fairy tale yarn beads - I had to put the beads on thread to ply with, but now some of the larger beads hang off that thread:( can't win them all, next time I'll be better prepared:) but I am sure the shawl will look nice in the end!

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  3. The purse organizer is lovely -- I still love mine to bits (only figuratively -- because it is holding up very well!).

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  4. I recognize that fabric! So glad you could use it. One can never have too many bags.

    That shawl looks wonderful! I love the color gradation from the green to the blue in it.

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