Sunday 5 May 2024

A Year of Projects Update - week 44

 Well look at me go!  Thought I would get my post done early so I don't forget!

It is a beautiful Sunday morning on this Bank Holiday weekend 😎  So I am hoping to get out in the garden once I have popped to the superstore down the road to get a few nice bits and pieces to eat!

Things are blooming in the garden.

So today I want to get out there to get on top of the weeding and hopefully to start organising some pots.

I have been making some progress on my Maywick. 

This is a vlose up on yhe gorgeous pattern.   I am using loads of leftover yarn mainly from John Arbon and am loving it so far.  I don't usually enjoy bottom up construction,  but three of my recent knits (two Tegnas and this one) have been and I loved doing them and the two Tegnas are favourites to wear.  So maybe I am a convert!

I've not been knitting anything else - needless to say my 24 socks in 24 is not going particularly well 🤣  but I will get back on it (unlikely it will be that many though now!

And that is that - Thomas has his first big exam for GCSE this Thursday, so we are all gearing up for that - then we are firmly in exam season!

I hope everyone has a great week.


  1. Your Maywick is very pretty.

  2. Such a pretty selection of flowers. I haven't been a fan of bottom up, frogging the only project I did in interesting to hear you are warming to it now. Maybe I'll give it another go one day. Liz

  3. Good luck on the exam. The knitting is beautiful. I love the colors.

  4. Your flower pictures are so pretty. I just love spring. I'm also not a fan of bottom up but on the other hand, at least when you try it on you are getting a better fit judgement since you do have the full weight of the body. Seems I often have my armholes too long on topdown since I didn't account for the weight of the body. Swatches do a poor job as well.

  5. So many pretty blooms in your garden. I would love to sit out there and enjoy their beauty. Your maywick is coming along. Once school is out you will have more time to work on it.