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Houdini Socks by Cat Bordhi. Knit-a-long in the Ravelry Group running through July 31st. #houdinisocks. I'm using Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso in the Holiday Wreath colorway. US size 0s -2.0mm needles. Finished the first one.
Stash Dash is on! Challenge is to knit 5,468 yards or a 5K in yarn between 5/23 and 8/7! Currently I'm at 5,685 yards! 104% of the way through my 5K.
Camp Loopy is in full swing! Second project theme is your favorite vacation spot. Use a minimum of 600 yards and knit between 7/1 and 7/31. Knitting the Foolproof Cowl by Louise Zass-Bangham using Dream in Color Smooshy with Cashmere in the colors Damp Pillow and Evening Flame. Making the size Medium using US size 5s - 3.75mm needles. SO SOFT!
New Opal Socks on the needles! Opal Smokey Eyes and Colored Lips in color 6641. Knit on US size 0 - 2.0mm needles. Will be my first Fish Lips Kiss Heel socks.
At the start of Stash Dash I had 39 Unfinished Projects (UFOs)! After this week I'm down to 27 UFOs. Setting a personal goal to get down to 20 by the end of August.
Magic Slipper by Caroline Hegwer in Fibernymph Dye Works Happy Camper in the Look Into Their Eyes colorway. Using US size 3s - 3.25mm needles.
Frogged a sock with Lorna's Laces yarn and the Monster Mobile.
Watched and loved the movie Labor Day. Also recommend Up In The Air. Enjoyed World War Z. Reading Divergent by Veronica Roth.