Friday, 26 June 2015

Socks and batts, Batts and socks.

So, when you knit on socks, even a little, you finish.

A simple pair of good stripey Monstersocks.  Not a matchy matchy pair but a good serviceable, pair from all the things that are leftover.  I love that about Monstersocks.  This pair in particular, made from some very small balls of bits and two larger more brightly coloured balls.  But the darks?  There are 5 different bits in there.  And I really do like that.

I spent the whole day yesterday working on the quilt.  The backing is now firmly attached to the quilt frame.  The quilt is large and I am not 100% sure that if I work the whole thing, wide borders and all, that it won't be bigger than my bedroom!

Nest step.  Wool batts.  I opened a wool batt the other day and was so impressed.  When I first got this pile of batts, I opened one and I wasn't sure how I was going to use it.  It was kind of misshapen and was thick and thin. It was a little bit of a mess.  A lot of my worry over the batting process was because of what I saw in that first batt.

The batt I opened the other day was lovely.  Perfectly rectangular.  Even thickness.  Lovely straight sides.  It will be easy to work with these if the rest are like this one,.

Onward to the batt cave.

And look, only a week behind on the plan.  Doin just fine.


Christine said...

Batt cave! Ha ha ha ha ha!!!!

Sel and Poivre said...

You are making progress on all fronts! Go you!

Btw, 'love those socks!