Saturday, January 9, 2016

Savoring a Saturday

I didn't have an easy time piecing these three little clamshells but I will be an expert once I  finish these!  Let's just say that there is a learning curve! 
Since  today was not a great day health-wise, I wasn't up to hard sewing so I loaded up the RainbowScrapChallenge quilt from 2015 onto the frame.  It went without a hitch all 8' by 10' of this quilt!  I will tackle the actual quilting later on!
I went to the recliner early today and did some knitting;  the Blue Faced Leicester socks are finished!
I made the leg extra long and rued that decision on the second sock but I stuck it out and now I have a pair of socks for a chilly winter night.
(280 yards of two-ply fingering weight yarn dyed and spun by moi!
The first pair for the new year.)

7 comments:

  1. You are going to love those socks. I like them extra long myself. I'm very surprised that it was as cold as it was as far south as I was last week. I never had a day when I didn't wear my sweatshirt and wool socks.

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  2. The socks look great. Hope you are feeling better soon.

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  3. Those simple socks are just awesome!

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  4. Excited to see how the quilting will complement the beauty of the rainbow quilt!

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  5. You did pretty well for a less than healthy health day! I am in love with that rainbow scrap quilt and the socks are just lovely. As for the clam shell pieces and the "learning curve" that was pretty punny!

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  6. The fabric in the clamshells is gorgeous!

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  7. Ooo, that RSC quilt looks fabulous! The socks look toasty warm.

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