Introducing June

But just a glimpse  I’m not impressed with the camera coluthough! That outer circle is GREEN! It looks grey to me     But… after adding another round … postaday, summer, July, 2017, photography,  On we go … I wonder what will be next?

Nearly there!

I’m so pleased to be able to say that the Spirit of May is almost done! All blocks are finished – and LOOK! It’s a bad photo – taken late last evening – not just finished BUT JOINED! Now it’s waiting for a simple border. (and a few ends, too). It won’t take long now…

This is fun

It’s surprising what a random choice of colours will produce. The Spirit blankets are all based around the daily temperatures of each month, and in previous months their position has been determined by Theo ‘appearance’. This month I’ve chosen a different way to work. I won’t give you too many details at the moment, but…

I did it!

Yes, April was finished last Thursday evening. Phew! Now I can get on with May, which is a little more colourful.  I have a few things on the back burner which I’ll share with you over the next weeks but one thing is for certain – I won’t be starting July until June is finished…

So near yet …

I am determined to finish the squares for the Spirit of April before July! So many hold ups have almost made me want to hide it all in a bag under the  bed!! However, I’ve kept going. I was totally back on track until last might …. The colours of these squares are very close…

That’s the Spirit!

My last post confirmed that it’s June! However, the main object of my current attention is STILL April! I certainly bit off rather more than I could chew in a single month. It was a steep learning curve  in a number of ways, but I’ll share those with you another day. The problem with April…

A moment of relief 

In truth the Spirit of April seems never ending! It will be finished, but I’ve started the Spirit of May to give a little light relief.  This will be smaller so quicker to finish.  Now it’s back to the April edition 

Still making progress…

I’ve managed to finish another two sets of 24 this week I’m hoping that the Spirit of April will be finished before June! It’s always interesting to make a collage, too. So many ideas for blankets… so little time… Save

The part of April that isn’t finished!

Yes, the Spirit blanket!  This week I have, so far, managed to finish two more sets of 24 using this subtle shade of orange! I think I have 10 more combinations (most without the orange) to do, but I may have miscounted.  Next week will see no progress on this, but more about that another…

At last! 

Finally this combination is finished! It’s been a bit confusing for me as I worked out of sequence so it’s good to be back on track.  This Spirit blanket is going to be large! I still have masses of squares to do as the last several days have introduced new temperatures on a daily basis….

Do not read this post without sunglasses

You may remember that I ran out of Parma Violet, well today I’ve managed to locate some – so I’ll soon be back on track. In the meantime I’ve pressed on with both the Spirit and Temperature blankets. The first 15 days of April were certainly colourful! I didn’t expect that bright splash of Yellow,…

No more yarn!

What? All used up? No, of course not! But I ran out of yarn twice this week First I ran out of Khaki! I only had 2 squares to finish   I managed to make a dash to the shop the next day and all was well. On to the next sequence, reach halfway, and…