I kept meaning to post an update about my olympic progress, but stuff kept coming up, or I was tired, or I couldn’t be bothered to go upstairs to get my camera, blah blah blah. Now it’s Friday and I am without excuse… but I realized this morning… Friday? The olympics started last friday. They only go for just over two weeks. That means they’re nearly halfway over. CRAP.
I am not without anything to show so far, but I’m not as far along as I’d hoped. I’ve filled almost three bobbins with silver fleece singles:
That took longer than I’d hoped, but if these singles combine to make a worsted-weight-ish yarn (and I’m feeling good about that), then these three bobbins are the vast majority of what I will need for the shawl. I might need to crank out a bit more toward the end, but I can handle that. I’m planning on plying tonight, so we’ll find out soon enough. I definitely want more than a week to knit this entire shawl.
Last weekend, I made excellent progress on Sheep Heid. All the way through the eponymous sheep themselves, as rumply as they look in their pre-blocked state. The only reason the hat isn’t done already is that I left the pattern in Maryland. Oops and oh well; it’s back in my hot little hands now.
Despite being rather behind, I’ve added one more project to the Olympic queue… but more on that later this week.