Monday, September 28, 2020

In-Between Days

It's been another week of not much happening on the yarny project front. There was a new mask. . .


. . .that I modeled with my new haircut. (If you follow me on Instagram, you've already seen this.) And I started swatching. . .


. . .for a new project. This is swatch number four (or five). I think this is the stitch with the right hook size (it's crochet) for how I want the finished fabric to look and feel. 

Now it's to measuring and calculating for the finished project. We'll see how far I get (or even if I get anything at all accomplished) this week. 

And if that yarn looks familiar, it's because it's the same yarn I used to cover my earbud cord. . .


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  1. Explain swatch. Love the colors!

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  2. The yarn around the ears might be a genius design - elastic gets ouchy after a few hours.

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    1. It does. But I can't take credit. I found a tutorial on how to make a no sewing machine mask with blanket stitch and crochet. I realized that knitting the ear straps would work just the same as crochet, so I modified it a bit.

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  3. Great hairdo. I'm going to be brave and get my hair cut soon too.

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  4. Love the color in swatch four or five.

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  5. Love the mask and the haircut too. Have a great week :)

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  6. Since I know nothing about knitting, what is swatching exactly? Just figuring out how you're going to make something?

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  7. I like that you 'yarn bombed' your ear bud cord!;)

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    1. Another idea I stole from someone else. I've been doing that for years now.

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  8. Stylish, you've got the eye for trendy treads

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  9. I love that yarn. Will you share the color please and brand?

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    1. It's an indie dyer: Dina's Home of Crafts. (It was a gift. I think my brother found it on Etsy. He bought the mystery box.) The color is 50 Shades of Love.

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  10. So, whatever this swatch is for will match your earbuds. So, I will wait patiently for you to announce the project. It's almost time for me to start crocheting for the fall/winter season, and it's going to be one long season, so....

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    1. One good thing about the quarantime is plenty of time to crochet. (It's going to be a phone cozy. Not a secret.)

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  11. I like your haircut!! Looking forward to seeing what the new project is going to be with the swatch.

    betty

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  12. It been a while since I had hair cut or done anything with yarn

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  13. I like the colour of the swatch and what you did with the cord. Your hair looks great!

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  14. I like the new mask! I finally gave on making them and gave the fabric I bought to a friend who sews. I'll stick with making the extenders. But I do really like your mask.

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    1. Thanks. It's not hard to do, but it does take a bit to get one's brain around it.

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  15. Your haircut looks lovely, Liz. It really suits you. And I do like the swatch colour, so I will be interested to see what you are working on (as I catch u pon my blog reading I am guessing I might find out).

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