Bouncy #19

Hello again everyone! I called this one “March 2019 DVD Socks.”

This month, I used the “Socks For The Deputy Headmistress” pattern by Erica Lueder. This month’s Desert Vista Dyeworks (DVD) colorway was ZomTigger. I LOVE the way these colors played together. What do you think?

 

Either way, I might not have another completed project (besides my April DVD Socks) until the end of May, and the start of Stash Dash.

So, until then, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

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Geeky Readers Unite!!!

Hello everyone! I’m back for the 4th Year of book goals!!! I’m planning on reading as much as I possibly can. I’m starting off with a goal of 100 books on Goodreads. Let’s see how fast I read through my goals. I’ll separate out the books by months. I’ll be updating this one post with all the books as we go through the year. The links below will take you directly to each month, if you’ve read parts of the post before.

January:

Update 2/14: I’ve been a busy Girl. Sorry I haven’t gotten a chance to come by and update you on the books I’ve been reading. Now is as good a time as any, right? So, here goes…

12/31/18->1/2: Angel Unborn by Andris Bear

1/2->1/3: Maid For The Rock Star by Demelza Carlton

1/3->1/5: Cheetahs Never Win by R.J. Blain

1/5->1/6: Hot For Sports by Erica Hobbs

1/6-1/7: First Bite by Mac Flynn

1/7-1/8: Second Sight by Mac Flynn

From Goodreads: Best pun EVER!!!! “I shrugged. “Our sheets and the bed, but I wouldn’t ask the curtains. They’re a little shady.”’

1/8-1/9: Third Night by Mac Flynn

1/9: Fourth Fight by Mac Flynn

1/9->1/10: A Christmas Gift by Stella Wilkinson

1/10->1/11: The Sleeping Truth by Ian C.P. Irvine

1/11->1/13: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton

1/16: Evil Has A Name by Paul Holes

From Goodreads: “OMG!!! He’s a great story teller. I have to admit, I was bawling when then victims and the family/friends of victims were telling their stories. VERY well done!!! Everyone should read/listen to this book!”

1/13->1/16: The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K. Hamilton

1/15->1/19: Circus Of The Damned by Laurell K. Hamilton

1/19->1/23: The Lunatic Café by Laurell K. Hamilton

From Goodreads: Favorite Quote from the Afterward. These are Laurell K. Hamilton’s words, not my own… “When I was a little girl, younger than my daughter is now, I learned that you don’t stand up to the bad guys because you think you’ll win. You stand up because it’s the right thing to do. You stand up for those weaker than you, which at that time in my life meant younger than me. You put yourself between them and harm, not because you’re sure you won’t get hurt, but because you’ve decided that to sit and watch them come to harm is wrong, and you cannot merely sit and watch evil. There comes a time when you have to step up and be willing to take some damage, because it’s the right thing to do. ”

1/24->1/25: Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton

1/25->1/28: The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton

 

February:

1/30->2/1: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

1/28->2/3: Burnt Offerings by Laurell K. Hamilton

11/28/18->2/9: Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

2/3->2/10: Blue Moon by Laurell K. Hamilton

 

Update 3/13: Hey again everyone. I’ve been reading a bit. Here are the books I’ve read since the last time I dropped in. So, here goes!

 

2/10->2/15: Obsidian Butterfly by Laurell K. Hamilton

2/15->2/19: Narcissus In Chains by Laurell K. Hamilton

2/19->2/22: Cerulean Sins by Laurell K. Hamilton

2/22->2/27: Incubus Dreams by Laurell K. Hamilton

2/27->2/28: Micah by Laurell K. Hamilton

 

March:

2/28->3/5: Danse Macabre by Laurell K. Hamilton

3/6->3/12: The Harlequin by Laurell K. Hamilton

 

April:

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November:

December:

I’m having so much writing about what I’ve been reading. Hope you liked this series too!
Until Next Time,
-Silver-

Peachy Keen #18

Hello again everyone! I have one last FO to add to the parade today. Number eighteen is what I called “Everything’s Just Peachy! ;)” 

This top was the  “Anemone” by Veera Välimäki. I ended up using 2 1/2 skeins of the “Just Peachy” colorway on Leading Men Fiber Arts Showcase base. I knew that I wanted to make this pattern and wanted to use this particular colorway. So, when I saw Steve and Amanda of LMFA at SSK 2018 and they had this colorway in the number of skeins I needed, it was just meant to be. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE how this top came out and I cannot wait to wear it. I’ll have to get a picture of me wearing it out in the wild. Probably once the Winter Weather goes the f’ away…  What do you think of how this came out?

 

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

Trying #17

Hello everyone! The seventeenth thing that I finished this year was what was called “Tri-ed And True.”

I casted this on back in April of 2016. It stalled out at about 60% for over two years while I worked on other things. It had literally sat in a Ziploc bag in my UFO box for all that time. When it came time to planning my Detention OWL for this semester of HPKCHC, I saw that this shawl had been the longest on my needles and made the executive decision that I NEEDED to finish it by the end of March. So, I did. I REALLY wasn’t that far from the end. I’m STILL not sure as to why I haven’t worked on it much over the years… I had pegged this to be finished in TWO different Stash Dash years, and never QUITE got there.

Meh.  Either way, it’s done now… I even got my wonderful Hubby to model it too.  Doesn’t he look ESTATIC about it???  lol.  What do you think?

 

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

#16’s For Me

Hello again everyone! The sixteenth  thing I finished this year was what I called “Ba’s Shawl #2.”

I knit this for HPKCHC’s 5th Quidditch match.

I used 2 skeins of Miss Babs Yowza. “Echo” and “Across The Universe.” Again, with a gradient between the two colors that my Recipient had chosen. I really LOVE the combo of these two colors. What do you think?

 

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

Boxy #15

Hello again everyone! The Fifteenth thing that I finished this year was what I called “We’ve Got Mars on The Horizon.”

This project has been on the needles since January of last year. I only needed to finish the shoulders, the sleeves, and the collar. So, I decided to include it as part of my OWL for the HPKCHC. I used just over two skeins of Miss Babs Yowza in the “Seductress” colorway.  I love how this sweater ended up working up, even though you can see where I added the second skein. But I’m okay with this, as it hits me just at the boob  line. Which is fine.  What do you think?

 

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

Fourteen’s Keen

Hello again everyone! The fourteenth thing that I finished this year was what I called “Ba’s Shawl #1.”

I used two different colors of Miss Babs Yowza yarns. “Supriza” and “Spiked Punch.” My recipient picked the colors, and I wanted to do a fade with the two colors. I really love how this came out!  My wonderful Hubby Emptyeye was VERY awesome when he let me take a photograph of him wearing it. What do you think?

 

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-