WIP Wednesday!

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I am working on my leafy yarn bomb, but I have a few side projects that I am doing as well. These Twigg Mitts are much more simple than I thought they would be. I am working on cabling without a cable needle, and at first I had some moments of anxiety. IMG_5921However, I am getting the hang of it. I don’t think I would use this technique on cables with 4+ stitches per side.

I am working on the second mitt now, but am reworking the cable pattern on the cuff, so it isn’t so harsh of a transition. Once I finish the second mitt, I might go back and redo the first one.

I am using  Berroco Vintage in  Fennel.

What Drives People to Yarn Bomb?

It is a question that I have been pondering lately, and one that I have been trying to answer for myself.

Some of My Own Answers:

  • It opens up the rest of the world to an new version of age-old traditions found around the world. No longer is yarn work relegated to the little woman sitting by the fireside, with a cup of tea, and her cats. (However, I do enjoy that)
  • It injects some whimsy into the crafter’s life, and into the lives of the audience that views the project. Continue reading