Thursday, May 16, 2013

in rapid succession



After getting pretty much nothing done for quite a while, I managed to rally myself to finish (and start!) a few things in the last couple of weeks.

First, I quilted up this  baby quilt from last year's rainbow challenge -- it's about 36" square and will go to the guild's collection to be donated to a local charity

Then I finished this little one called "Midnight Moths" -- most of the blocks came from a birthday swap this February and I'm so happy to have finished it up so quickly!
 This is called a Wingspan Scarf -- pattern on Ravelry, of course -- that was a really quick knit out of some very cool sock yarn
 Here's a close-up of the yarn.  It's knit in decreasing triangles and the pattern is very easy.
 And for something new -- the son of one of my business partners is graduating high school this year, and all my (real or imagined) nieces and nephews get a quilt when they graduate.  Since this kid is an athlete, I'm actually making a quilt in his college colors. It doesn't have a lot of contrast, but I think that's fine for an 18-year-old male!
 The pattern is "A Charming Maze" from the Moda Bakeshop blog.  The photo is the first two sections out of nine.  I'm using up a ton of blue scraps and small ends on this one!  (it really is square at the corners, it's just that I can't take a square photo...)

Off to Portland and the Oregon coast for a while.  We're expecting some rainy weather and a lot of reading and handwork in between the times when it's reasonable to venture outdoors.

1 comment:

Tami @ Lemon Tree Tales said...

I like the red/white baby quilt ... very graphic and a nice mix of different reds. It's funny how sometimes I go back to really liking reds yet I don't think that I've made many things from that color. :-)