Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Tuesday Tallies...working away...

Tuesday seem to come around faster and faster each week. Guess that is what comes from being so busy with so many gifts at once. Again I have some gifts to share so no names or particular information just in case someone is looking. *grins* My One a Day projects are more like two a day since I am switching back and forth at the moment.


My Indian blanket, as I am calling it, is now up to row 57. Last week, I was on row 44 so that means 13 more rows added. I need to end this on the dark color so have to see how this will go yet as I am close to it being long enough for myself. I am not sure how it will go but will see when I get the read section done.


I also started this man's scarf as a gift this week. I am trying to do a couple of inches each day. I am up to 38 inches but feel it is not long enough. Anyone have a tip on how long to make a man's scarf? It will simply be crossed over and now tied or anything but I do want it to be long enough for good warmth. This is a really nice merino wool yarn that I bought at Aldi grocery store. I has a nice tweed look up close.


I also bought some red and white yarn at Aldi last week to make us a snowflake afghan for the upcoming Christmas holiday. I had to quickly test one hexagon and weigh it to be sure I had enough yarn. Jos thought I should go get another pack of the white just in case as it would be close as to whether it would be enough or not. I can always use it for something else if I have leftovers...right?

Go to Carole's blog for more links for her One a Day project.

Heidi

16 comments:

  1. You are just one busy little elf and also a stitching witch for Halloween. LOL You know, stitch witchery which is actually an iron on or some such thing. Never used it myself, just heard of it.
    I just cannot believe you are starting yet another afghan. I get so bored with them. I like them because they keep you warm while you are making them though. That snowflake is so cute. It will be great.
    Happy sewing etc.
    Love you, Mom

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  2. Your blanket looks like cross stitch! The way the colours play :-)

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  3. Amazing progress, Heidi!! The blanket is stunning, and that scarf just looks scrumptious!! :)

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  4. The Indian blanket is coming along! I AdOrE your sweet little snowflakes - whatapretty afghan that's going to be!!
    Victoria xx

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  5. Wow, are you busy or what? Great presents you are making! I'm sorry I missed the tweedy yarn at aldi's, I saw te other but dragged myself out of the shop:-)
    Keep it up, you go girl!

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  6. Heidi, your projects are coming along so nicely. Everything looks so cozy and I am sure that whoever receives them will love them...grins...I especially love the snowflake...that will be a stunning afghan when finished!!! I love to crochet afghans,especially this time of year. I have finished a blue and white baby blanket as well as a granny in autumn colors for my MIL. I just gave it to her last week and she uses it every day...at least as long as the weather stays cool...lol... Here is a hug from CA.

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  7. The snowflake hexi is fabulous, it's going to be a spectacular blanket.

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  8. You have a lot of great projects on the go! In regards to the scarf, I usually test the length by trying it on myself as I like my scarves quite long.

    Your snowflake hexi looks gorgeous, and yes you totally can use the leftover white for other projects :D

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  9. Oh, you are sooo busy! Love your snowflake ... and your scarf ... and your blanket! :-D Great job! Greetings from Germany. Sabine.

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  10. Oh! I love the snowflake block! Where did you find the pattern? About the scarf, can Jos try it and help you decide on the length?

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  11. I read somewhere that the length of a scarf should be the same as the height of the person who is going to wear it, but I think that is for ladies ones where they wrap round, it seems too long for a man's one. How about making it the same length as a necktie?
    The Indian blanket is looking wonderful and I love the little snowflake

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  12. You've been super bust this week, I wish Aldi sold yarn here in the U.K. The ripple blanket is gorgeous and I'm on love with the snowflake hexagon, where did you get the pattern from. Deb x

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  13. Lovely progress. I love the snowflake crochet.

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  14. I agree with Christine - you want a scarf as long as the wearer is tall. It's worked for me in knitting. I'm really loving your red and gray indian blanket!

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  15. I'm a little puzzled Heidi, is that a weaving or an afghan, or what? It does have a pretty tweed vibe, but it looks very unique!

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  16. All of your projects look wonderful!

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